Miracle on 34th Street

Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

Capture the spirit of Christmas with this timeless classic!

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
  • Release Date: 1947-10-01
  • User Rating: 7.4/10 from 305 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 36min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: 20th Century Fox
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Kris Kringle, seemingly the embodiment of Santa Claus, is asked to portray the jolly old fellow at Macy's following his performance in the Thanksgiving Day parade. His portrayal is so complete that many begin to question if he truly is Santa Claus, while others question his sanity.

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  • Edmund Gwenn

    as Kris Kringle
  • Natalie Wood

    as Susan Walker
  • Maureen O'Hara

    as Doris Walker
  • John Payne

    as Fred Gailey
  • Porter Hall

    as Mr. Sawyer
  • Philip Tonge

    as Mr. Shellhammer
  • Gene Lockhart

    as Judge Henry X. Harper
  • Jerome Cowan

    as Thomas Mara
  • Alvin Greenman

    as Alfred
  • Harry Antrim

    as Mr. Macy
  • James Seay

    as Dr. Pierce
  • Herbert Heyes

    as Mr. Gimbel
  • William Frawley

    as Halloran
  • Marlene Lyden

    as Dutch Girl
  • Robert Hyatt

    as Tommy Mara
  • Robert Gist

    as Department Store Window Dresser (uncredited)
  • Percy Helton

    as Intoxicated Santa
  • Theresa Harris

    as Cleo
  • Thelma Ritter

    as Shopper at Macy's
  • Mary Field

    as Dutch Girl's Mother (uncredited)
  • Lela Bliss

    as Mrs. Shellhammer
  • Ann Staunton

    as Mrs. Mara (uncredited)
  • Jack Albertson

    as Postal Sorter (uncredited)
  • Walden Boyle

    as Judge's Clerk (uncredited)
  • Dorothy Christy

    as Secretary (uncredited)
  • Dick Cogan

    as Department Store Head (uncredited)
  • Jeff Corey

    as Reporter (uncredited)
  • Mike Donovan

    as Court Bailiff (uncredited)
  • William Forrest

    as Doctor Rogers at Bellevue (uncredited)
  • Jack Gargan

    as Chauffeur (uncredited)
  • Jane Green

    as Mrs. Harper (uncredited)
  • William Hoehne Jr.

    as Sam the Clerk (uncredited)
  • Clark Howat

    as Patron in Macy's Lunchroom (uncredited)
  • Richard Irving

    as Reporter (uncredited)
  • Robert Karnes

    as Second Bellevue Intern (uncredited)
  • Mae Marsh

    as Woman in Santa Line (uncredited)
  • Anne O'Neal

    as Secretary to Mr. Sawyer (uncredited)
  • Alvin Hammer

    as George (uncredited)
  • 'Snub' Pollard

    as Mail-Bearing Court Officer (uncredited)
  • Lorin Raker

    as Macy's Salesman (uncredited)
  • Bob Reeves

    as Court Officer Bearing Mail (uncredited)
  • Stephen Roberts

    as Security Guard (uncredited)
  • Jeffrey Sayre

    as Courtroom Reporter (uncredited)
  • Irene Shirley

    as R.H. Macy's Secretary (uncredited)
  • Ray Spiker

    as Court Officer Bearing Mail (uncredited)
  • Brick Sullivan

    as Guard (uncredited)
  • Anthony Sydes

    as Peter (uncredited)
  • Guy Thomajan

    as Lou (uncredited)
Directing George Seaton Director
Writing George Seaton Screenplay
Production William Perlberg Producer
Sound Cyril J. Mockridge Original Music Composer
Camera Lloyd Ahern Director of Photography
Camera Charles G. Clarke Director of Photography
Editing Robert L. Simpson Editor
Writing Valentine Davies Story
Art Richard Day Art Direction
Art Richard Irvine Art Direction
Art Ernest Lansing Set Decoration
Art Thomas Little Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Kay Nelson Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Ben Nye Makeup Artist
Sound Roger Heman Sr. Sound
Sound Arthur von Kirbach Sound
Visual Effects Fred Sersen Visual Effects
Sound Alfred Newman Music Director
Sound Edward B. Powell Music
Sound Maurice De Packh Orchestrator
Editing Lyman Hallowell Editorial Services
Costume & Make-Up Charles Le Maire Costume Design