It's no holds barred when two Manhattan department store employees vie for the same job during the busy Christmas season. Sloan Van Doren is a driven young woman determined to become the next window dresser at McGuire's department store and to uphold a 95-year-old artistic holiday tradition. Serious and professional, she's the polar opposite of the happy-go-lucky Jake Dooley, who also wants the job. When Mr. Fitch, the head of advertising and promotion, gives them a challenge, the competition is on: each will create a series of seasonal storefront windows twice a week until Christmas. The creator of whichever window display gets the most attention from passersby will get the job. As they go through their paces, with Jake's obvious talent grabbing the public's attention, a silent but mutual attraction develops between the pair, hampered by the contest and the presence of Kenneth, Sloan's blueblood boyfriend, who can't understand the importance Sloan is placing on this job. Supporting ...
Did You Know?
There are two songs in this movie that have generated much interest online, but their information isn't included in the end credits. The first is "Isn't Christmas Time a Wonderful Thing", by Joel Evans featuring Carla Helmbrecht. It is not available on cd, but is available for purchase as an mp3 purchase. The second song is heard in the last scene of the movie, "This is Christmas, by Suzie McNeil, and is available on cd. See more
At :31 minutes into the movie, in the bathroom scene with the main actress and her mother, the mother brings in a pile of towels and sets them on a cart. As they leave that shot, you can see they are just falling over and there is a messy towel on top. Even though there is no one else in the bathroom, as they leave the bathroom a few moments later, the pile is all tidy again and not falling over. See more
Isn't Christmastime a Wonderful Thing?
Written by: Joe Lervold
& Lisa Aschmann
Performed by: Carla Helmbrecht with the The Joel Evans Quartet
Courtesy of Cinemasters and Imaginary Friends Music Partners See more