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Holiday Films: Miracle on 34th Street

December 23, 2012

Program Locations:

Mid-Manhattan Library
For all ages

Please join us at 2pm on 12/23 for a screening of Miracle on 34th Street (1947), written and directed by George Seaton with a run time of 96 minutes. 

The Holiday Film Series runs the entire month of December on Sunday starting at 2pm on the 6th floor of the Mid-Manhattan Library. The screening is free, and all are welcome.  Please keep in mind that this event is first come, first served. 


December 23 at 2pm: Miracle on 34th Street (1947, 96 min)
Miracle on 34th Street is a 1947 film written and directed by George Seaton, from a story by Valentine Davies, starring Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Natalie Wood and Edmund Gwenn.  It is the story of what takes place in New York City following Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, as people are left wondering whether or not a department store Santa might be the real thing. This man, who claims to be Santa Claus, is institutionalized as insane, so a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.  The film won Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Edmund Gwenn), Best Writing, Original Story (Valentine Davies) and Best Writing, Screenplay.