History Film / MiracleOnThirtyFourthStreet

28th Dec '15 11:22:08 PM Random888
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* RomanticismVersusEnlightenment: All versions are on the side of Romanticism, of course. In particular, Susan and Mrs. Walker always start off on Team Enlightenment before their CharacterDevelopment converts them to Team Romanticism.
28th Dec '15 10:53:02 PM Random888
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** In 1994, the character of Sawyer is dropped altogether. Instead, Kris strikes Tony Falacchi, who was the drunken Santa at the beginning of the film. Wanting revenge against Kris for taking his job, Tony conspires with the agents of a rival store to get Kris fired. He baits Kris into attacking him by accusing him of being a pedophile.
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** In 1994, the character of Sawyer is dropped altogether. Instead, Kris strikes Tony Falacchi, who was the drunken Santa at the beginning of the film. Wanting revenge against Kris for taking his job, Tony conspires with the agents of a rival store to get Kris fired. rid of Kris. He baits Kris into attacking him by accusing him of being a pedophile.pedophile (yes, really).
28th Dec '15 10:49:21 PM Random888
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** In 1994, the character of Sawyer is dropped altogether. Instead, Kris strikes Tony Falacchi, who was the drunken Santa at the beginning of the film and has conspired with the agents of a rival store to get revenge against Kris for taking his job.
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** In 1994, the character of Sawyer is dropped altogether. Instead, Kris strikes Tony Falacchi, who was the drunken Santa at the beginning of the film and has conspired film. Wanting revenge against Kris for taking his job, Tony conspires with the agents of a rival store to get revenge against Kris for taking his job.fired. He baits Kris into attacking him by accusing him of being a pedophile.
28th Dec '15 10:08:51 PM Random888
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** In 1994, the character of Sawyer is dropped altogether. Instead, Kris strikes Tony Falacchi, who was the drunken Santa at the beginning of the film and has conspired with the agents of a rival store to get revenge against Kris for taking his job.
21st Dec '15 5:21:34 PM AdamC
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* [[FantasyForbiddingFather Fantasy Forbidding Mother]]: In all versions, Doris is the reason her daughter doesn't believe in Santa Claus. This is a much more positive example of this Trope; she only wants her daughter to see things practically and not grow up to be naive.
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* [[FantasyForbiddingFather Fantasy Forbidding Mother]]: In all versions, Doris Ms. Walker is the reason her daughter doesn't believe in Santa Claus. This is a much more positive example of this Trope; she only wants her daughter to see things practically and not grow up to be naive.
21st Dec '15 5:21:08 PM AdamC
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* [[FantasyForbiddingFather Fantasy Forbidding Mother]]: In all versions, Doris is the reason her daughter doesn't believe in Santa Claus. This is a much more positive example of this Trope; she only wants her daughter to see things practically and not grow up to be naive.
19th Dec '15 8:14:33 PM Mdumas43073
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* {{Novelization}}: Written by screenwriter Valentine Davies and published in conjunction with the original film.
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* {{Novelization}}: Written Adapted by screenwriter Valentine Davies from his original story and published in conjunction with the original 1947 film.
19th Dec '15 8:10:51 PM Mdumas43073
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The original film version was released in 1947 and starred Edmund Gwenn as Kris Kringle, Creator/MaureenOHara as Doris Walker, Creator/NatalieWood as her daughter Susan, and John Payne as lawyer Fred Galley. It was a box office success, won three [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Oscars]] (one for Gwenn, two for the writers), and is shown on television every year.
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The original film version was version, released in 1947 1947, was directed by George Seaton and starred Edmund Gwenn as Kris Kringle, Creator/MaureenOHara as Doris Walker, Creator/NatalieWood as her daughter Susan, and John Payne as lawyer Fred Galley. It was a box office success, won three [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Oscars]] (one for Gwenn, two for the writers), (for Gwenn's supporting role, Seaton's screenplay, and Valentine Davies' original story), and is shown on television every year.
5th Dec '15 5:06:05 AM MrStath2015
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** Although he curiously becomes a PunchClockVillain the instant everything is resolved, even somewhat nicely requesting Kris makes sure he stops by on Christmas Eve, suggesting that - much like Landberg's henchmen - he was merely doing what he was doing because he was employed to.
2nd Dec '15 3:29:01 PM BobTanaka
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* OhCrap: Doris has this reaction after Mr. Macy has heartily congratulated her on hiring Kris. She'd just gotten through firing him.
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