Miracle on 34th Street

Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

Capture the spirit of Christmas with this timeless classic!

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
  • Release Date: 1947-06-11
  • User Rating: 7.4/10 from 368 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 36min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: 20th Century Fox
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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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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  • Maureen O'Hara

    as Doris Walker
  • John Payne

    as Fred Gailey
  • Edmund Gwenn

    as Kris Kringle
  • Natalie Wood

    as Susan Walker
  • Gene Lockhart

    as Judge Henry X. Harper
  • Porter Hall

    as Granville Sawyer
  • William Frawley

    as Charlie Halloran
  • Jerome Cowan

    as Thomas Mara
  • Philip Tonge

    as Julian Shellhammer
  • Jack Albertson

    as Postal Sorter Al (uncredited)
  • Harry Antrim

    as R.H. Macy (uncredited)
  • Lela Bliss

    as Mrs. Shellhammer (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)
  • Mary Field

    as Dutch Girl's Adoptive Mother (uncredited)
  • William Forrest

    as Dr. Rogers at Bellevue (uncredited)
  • Jack Gargan

    as Chauffeur (uncredited)
  • Robert Gist

    as Department Store Window Dresser (uncredited)
  • Jane Green

    as Mrs. Harper (uncredited)
  • Alvin Greenman

    as Alfred (uncredited)
  • Alvin Hammer

    as George (uncredited)
  • Theresa Harris

    as Cleo (uncredited)
  • Percy Helton

    as Intoxicated Santa (uncredited)
  • Herbert Heyes

    as Mr. Gimbel (uncredited)
  • William Hoehne Jr.

    as Sam the Clerk (uncredited)
  • Clark Howat

    as Patron in Macy's Lunchroom (uncredited)
  • Robert Hyatt

    as Thomas 'Tommy' Mara Jr. (uncredited)
  • Richard Irving

    as Reporter (uncredited)
  • Robert Karnes

    as Second Bellevue Intern (uncredited)
  • Marlene Lyden

    as Dutch Girl (uncredited)
  • Mae Marsh

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

    as Secretary to Mr. Sawyer (uncredited)
  • 'Snub' Pollard

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

    as Macy's Salesman (uncredited)
  • Bob Reeves

    as Court Officer Bearing Mail (uncredited)
  • Thelma Ritter

    as Peter's Mother (uncredited)
  • Stephen Roberts

    as Security Guard (uncredited)
  • Jeffrey Sayre

    as Courtroom Reporter (uncredited)
  • James Seay

    as Dr. Pierce (uncredited)
  • Irene Shirley

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

    as Court Officer Bearing Mail (uncredited)
  • Ann Staunton

    as Mrs. Mara (uncredited)
  • Brick Sullivan

    as Guard (uncredited)
  • Anthony Sydes

    as Peter (uncredited)
  • Guy Thomajan

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