Eight Days of Christmas: Bundle of Joy (1956)

The Christmas rush is in full swing at Merlin and Son department store. (Merlin is Adolphe Menjou, “son” is Eddie Fisher.) Polly Parrish (Debbie Reynolds) works in the hat department and can’t wait for the rush to be over, because she’s expecting a raise at the end of it. She’s done quite well as a salesperson — placed many a hat on many a head. Twenty-three … Continue reading Eight Days of Christmas: Bundle of Joy (1956)

Eight Days of Christmas: Miracle on 34th Street at the Redford Theatre

It doesn’t feel like the Christmas season without a visit to the Redford to watch a Christmas classic. The season began early for me this year, as I visited the Redford to watch one of my favorite holiday films, Miracle on 34th Street, the weekend before Thanksgiving! A film appropriate for both holidays (and therefore appropriate for viewing any time between Halloween and the New Year), … Continue reading Eight Days of Christmas: Miracle on 34th Street at the Redford Theatre