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Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

Not Rated
96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.
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Writers
George Seaton (written for the screen by) | Valentine Davies (story)
Composer
Cyril J. Mockridge (music) (as Cyril Mockridge)
Cinematographers
Lloyd Ahern Sr. (as Lloyd Ahern) | Charles G. Clarke (as Charles Clarke)
Editor
Robert L. Simpson (as Robert Simpson)
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Gross (US & Canada)
$2,650,000
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Release date
Jun 4, 1947 (United States)

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57 cast members
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Maureen O'Hara
Doris Walker Doris Walker   See fewer
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John Payne
Fred Gailey Fred Gailey   See fewer
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Edmund Gwenn
Kris Kringle Kris Kringle   See fewer
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Gene Lockhart
Judge Henry X. Harper Judge Henry X. Harper   See fewer
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Natalie Wood
Susan Walker Susan Walker   See fewer
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Porter Hall
Granville Sawyer Granville Sawyer   See fewer
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William Frawley
Charlie Halloran Charlie Halloran   See fewer
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Jerome Cowan
Dist. Atty. Thomas Mara Dist. Atty. Thomas Mara   See fewer
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Philip Tonge
Julian Shellhammer Julian Shellhammer   See fewer
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Jack Albertson
Post Office Mail Sorter Next to Lou (uncredited) Post Office Mail Sorter Next to Lou (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Antrim
Mr. R.H. Macy (uncredited) Mr. R.H. Macy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lela Bliss
Mrs. Shellhammer (uncredited) Mrs. Shellhammer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walden Boyle
Judge's Clerk (uncredited) Judge's Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kevin Burke
Child on Santa's Lap (uncredited) Child on Santa's Lap (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Christy
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Dick Cogan
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Jeff Corey
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sheryl Deauville
Double for Natalie Wood (uncredited) Double for Natalie Wood (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Donovan
Court Bailiff (uncredited) Court Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Teddy Driver
Terry (uncredited) Terry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Field
Dutch Girl's Adopted Mother (uncredited) Dutch Girl's Adopted Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Forrest
Doctor Rogers at Bellevue (uncredited) Doctor Rogers at Bellevue (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Gargan
Chauffeur (uncredited) Chauffeur (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Gist
Department Store Window Dresser (uncredited) Department Store Window Dresser (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jane Green
Mrs. Harper (uncredited) Mrs. Harper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alvin Greenman
Alfred (uncredited) Alfred (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alvin Hammer
George (uncredited) George (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cleo (uncredited) Cleo (uncredited)   See fewer
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Percy Helton
Drunken Santa Claus (uncredited) Drunken Santa Claus (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herbert Heyes
Mr. Gimbel (uncredited) Mr. Gimbel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clark Howat
Patron in Macy's Lunchroom (uncredited) Patron in Macy's Lunchroom (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Hyatt
Thomas Mara Jr. (uncredited) Thomas Mara Jr. (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Irving
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Robert Karnes
Second Bellevue Interne (uncredited) Second Bellevue Interne (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fran Lee
Customer (uncredited) Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marlene Lyden
Dutch Girl (uncredited) Dutch Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Lynn
Macy Salesman (uncredited) Macy Salesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mae Marsh
Woman in Santa Line (uncredited) Woman in Santa Line (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ida McGuire
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Joseph McInerney
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Jean O'Donnell
Miss Adams (uncredited) Miss Adams (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anne O'Neal
Secretary to Mr. Sawyer (uncredited) Secretary to Mr. Sawyer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mail-Bearing Court Officer (uncredited) Mail-Bearing Court Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lorin Raker
Macy Salesman (uncredited) Macy Salesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter's Mother (uncredited) Peter's Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Seay
Dr. Pierce (uncredited) Dr. Pierce (uncredited)   See fewer
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Irene Shirley
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Alice (uncredited) Alice (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mrs. Mara (uncredited) Mrs. Mara (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter (uncredited) Peter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lou (uncredited) Lou (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.9 / 10 | 36,925 votes