Christmas Movies on DVD

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Old Classics

All Mine to Give (1956)
Starring: Glynis Johns, Cameron Mitchell, Rex Thompson, Patty McCormack, Ernest Truex, Hope Emerson, Alan Hale, Sylvia Field, and Reta Shaw.

Bonus Features: (none)

Also available in the Warner Brothers Classic Holiday Collection, Vol. 2

The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)
Starring: Bing Crosby, Ingrid Bergman, Henry Travers, William Gargan, and Ruth Donnelly.

Bonus Features: Original theatrical trailer.

Beyond Christmas (1940)
Starring: Harry Carey, C. Aubrey Smith, Charles Winninger, Alex Melesh, and Maria Ouspenskaya.

Bonus Features: Includes a colorized version and restored black-and-white version, Deleted scenes, Christmas trailers, and Vintage holiday film rarities.

Also available: Previous release

The Bishop's Wife (1947)
Starring: Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven, Monty Woolley, and James Gleason.

Bonus Features: Original theatrical trailer

A Christmas Carol (1938)
Starring: Reginald Owen, Gene Lockhart, Kathleen Lockhart, Terry Kilburn, and Barry MacKay.

Bonus Features: 2 Festive Vintage Featurettes: Jackie Cooper's Christmas Party and Judy Garland Sings "Silent Night", Classic Oscar-Nominated Cartoon: "Peace On Earth", Theatrical Trailer

See many more A Christmas Carol adaptations in the "Scrooge" Movies section.

A Christmas Carol (1951)
(60th Ann' Edition)
Starring: Alastair Sim, Kathleen Harrison, Mervyn Johns, Hermione Baddeley, Michael Hordern, Francis De Wolff, and Brian Worth.

Bonus Features: Includes the Blu-ray and DVD, Black and White and Colorized Version, Audio Commentary by Marcus Hearn and George Cole, "Spirit of Christmas Past"--George Cole remembers Alastair Sim, "Richard Gordon Remembers George Minter & Renown Pictures", "Charles Dickens--His Life and Times", Before & After Restoration Comparison, Optional Narrative for the Blind, Photo & Press Book Gallery, Cast Bios, Original American and British Theatrical Trailers, "Scrooge" (1935 Seymour Hicks Version)


Christmas Eve (1947)
Starring: George Raft, George Brent, Randolph Scott, and Joan Blondell.

Bonus Features: (none)

Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, Sydney Greenstreet, Reginald Gardiner, and S.Z. Sakall.

Bonus Features: Vintage Oscar-Winning Short "Star In The Night," Original theatrical trailer.

Also available: Blu-ray

Christmas in July (1940)
Starring: Dick Powell and Ellen Drew.

Bonus Features: (none)

A Christmas Past: Vintage Holiday Films (1901-1925)
Bonus Features: Includes nine silent Christmas films released between 1901 and 1925, including the first ever adaptation of A Christmas Carol (1910) and the first adaptation of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas (1905).

A Christmas Wish (1950)
(aka The Great Rupert)
Starring: Jimmy Durante, Terry Moore, Tom Drake, Frank Orth, and Sara Haden.

Bonus Features: Includes both a fully restored and remastered black & white version and a new colorized version, and an audio commentary by star Terry Moore.

Come to the Stable (1949)
Starring: Loretta Young, Celeste Holm, Hugh Marlowe, Elsa Lanchester, and Thomas Gomez.

Bonus Features: (none)

Desk Set (1957)
Starring: Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn.

Bonus Features: Audio commentary by actors Dina Merrill and Neva Patterson, Movietone News: Designers Inspired for New Creation by Film Desk Set, and a Still gallery.

Heidi (1937)
Starring: Shirley Temple, Jean Hersholt, Arthur Treacher, Helen.

Bonus Features: Includes the original Black and White version and colorized as well.

Holiday Affair (1949)
Starring: Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh, Wendell Corey, Gordon Gebert, and Griff Barnett.

Bonus Features: (TBD)

Also available in the Warner Brothers Classic Holiday Collection, Vol. 2

Holiday Inn (1942)
(75th Anniversary)
Starring: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds, and Virginia Dale.

Bonus Features: Includes the original Black and White version and Colorized as well; Includes the full-length Broadway production of Holiday Inn: The Broadway Musical; Audio Commentary by film historian Ken Barnes with archive audio comments by Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, and John Scott Trotter, "A Couple of Song and Dance Men:" a retrospective of Crosby and Astaire featuring an interview with Ava Astaire-MacKenzie, "All Singing, All Dancing:" a look at the song and dance numbers of Holiday Inn, and the Original theatrical trailer.

Also available on Blu-ray



The Holly & the Ivy (1952)
Starring: Ralph Richardson, Celia Johnson, Margaret Leighton, and Denholm Elliott.

Bonus Features: (TBD)

I'll Be Seeing You (1945)
Starring: Ginger Rogers, Joseph Cotten, Shirley Temple, Spring Byington, and Tom Tully.

Bonus Features: None.

It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947)
Starring: Don DeFore, Ann Harding, Charlie Ruggles, Victor Moore, and Gale Storm.

Bonus Features: (TBA)

Also available in the Warner Brothers Classic Holiday Collection, Vol. 2

It's a Wonderful Life (1947)
2-Disc Collector's Set
Starring: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell, and Henry Travers.

Bonus Features: Features the remastered black and white transfer from the previous release, but also a brand new colorized version as well. Also contains the same special features from the previous releases: Documentary "The Making of It's a Wonderful Life" narrated by Tom Bosley, A special tribute to Frank Capra, "A Personal Remeberance" from "Frank Capra Jr," and the Original Theatrical Trailer.

Also available: 2016 Platinum Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)
Starring: Bob Hope, Marilyn Maxwell, Lloyd Nolan, Jane Darwell, and Andrea King.

Bonus Features: (none)

Also available in The Bob Hope Collection.

Trivia: The classic song, "Silver Bells" debuted in this movie.

March of the Wooden Soldiers (1934)
Starring: Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy.

Bonus Features: Includes the colorized and original Black and White versions and Max Fleischer's animated Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

NOTE: This movie has been released on DVD by several distributors, but according to the reviews, this seems to be the best version. However, MGM now owns the rights and has released the original, uncut version, as well on their Holiday Collection box set, and that is the ONLY version released by a major studio.

Meet John Doe (1941)
(70th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition)
Starring: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward Arnold, Walter Brennan, and Spring Byington.

Bonus Features: Audio Commentary by Laureate Company's Ken Barnes with archival contributions from Frank Capra, Three Featurettes: Meet Mr. Cooper, Meet Miss Stanwyck, Meet Mr. Capra, Extensive Cast and Crew Profiles, Production Background, A before and after comparison of the digital restoration of Meet John Doe, Vintage Lux Theater radio productions: "Sorry Wrong Number" starring Barbara Stanwyck & Burt Lancaster, "For Whom The Bell Tolls" starring Gary Cooper & Ingrid Bergman.

Meet Me In St. Louis (1945)
Starring: Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor, Anna Smith, Lucille Bremer, Leon Ames, and Tom Drake.

Bonus Features: Disc One: All-new 60th anniversary "Ultra-Resolution" digitial transfer from restored picture and sound elements (remasterd in Dolby 5.1), New Introduction by Liza Minnelli, New Commentary by Garland biographer John Fricke with Margaret O'Brien, screenwriter Irving Brecher, songwriter Hugh Martin and daughter of producer Arthur Freed, Barbara Freed-Saltzman, Music-only track (without vocals), Vincente Minnelli trailer gallery.
Disc Two: "Meet Me in St. Louis: The Making of an American Classic" (Narrated by Roddy McDowall), "Hollywood: The Dream Factory" (Home video dubut of the Emmy-Award winning 1972 MGM-TV special, narrated by Dick Cavett), "Becoming Attractions: Judy Garland" (1996 TCM special), "Meet Me in St. Louis" (1966 TV pilot with Shelley Fabares and Celeste Holm), "Bubbles" (1930 Warner Bros. short featuring Judy Garland at age 7), "Skip To My Lou" (Rare 1941 musical short with Meet Me in St. Louis composers Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane), Audio Vault: Boys and Girls Like You and Me outtake (re-construction using still photographs); Lux Radio Theater Broadcast from December 2, 1946, Stills Gallery.

Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Special Edition
Starring: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Gene Lockhart, and Natalie Wood.

Bonus Features: 2 Disc Set includes the original Black and White Version and Colorized Version as well, with an Audio Commentary, Hollywood Backstory, Movietone News: Hollywood Spotlight, Promotional Short, The 20th Century Fox Hour of Stars: Miracle on 34th Street, and Featurette: Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: Floating in History

Original DVD release is here.

Pocketful of Miracles (1961)
Starring: Glenn Ford, Bette Davis, Hope Lange, Arthur O'Connell, Thomas Mitchell, Edward Everett Horton, Peter Falk, and Ann-Margret.

Bonus Features: (none)

Remember The Night (1940)
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray.

Bonus Features: Robert Osborne intro, Lobbycards; Scene stills, Publicity stills, Movie poster and more.

The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
Starring: James Stewart and Margaret Sullavan.

Bonus Features: "A New Romance of Celluloid" featurette, "The Miracle of Sound," Theatrical trailers for this and its remakes: In the Good Old Summertime and You've Got Mail, "A Great Story is Worth Retelling," and Production Notes.

The Stingiest Man In Town (1956)
Starring: Basil Rathbone, Vic Damone, Patrice Munsel, Johnny Desmond, and Robert Weede.

Bonus Features: This musical version of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" was broadcasted on the TV series "The Alcoa Hour."

Stowaway (1936)
Starring: Shirley Temple, Robert Young, and Alice Faye.

Bonus Features: (none)

NOTE: In this film, Shirley Temple performs "That's What I Want for Christmas".

3 Godfathers (1948)
Starring: John Wayne, Pedro Armendariz, and Harry Carey, Jr.

Bonus Features: Theatrical trailer.

We're No Angels (1955)
Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Aldo Ray, Peter Ustinov, Joan Bennett, and Basil Rathbone.

Bonus Features: None

White Christmas (1954)
(Diamond Edition)
Starring: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen.

Bonus Features: Includes several new bonus features, such as classic TV holiday appearances of Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye (separately), and also includes previously released special features including "Backstage Stories from White Christmas, "Bing Crosby: Christmas Crooner", "Danny Kaye: Joy to the World", "White Christmas: From Page to Stage", Commentary by Rosemary Clooney, and much more!

Previous Releases: 2010 Special Edition, 55th Anniversary Edition, Original DVD, 2007 Re-release, and 2-pack w/ It's a Wonderful Life

Box Sets

MGM Holiday Classics Collection
Includes four classic films: The Bishop's Wife, March of the Wooden Soldiers, and Pocketful of Miracles.

NOTE: This is the ONLY major studio release of March of the Wooden Soldiers (other DVDs are from second-rate distributors) and is only available in this box set.

TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection: Holiday
Bonus Features: Includes four DVDs (all available seperately as well): Christmas in Connecticut, A Christmas Carol (1938), The Shop Around the Corner, and It Happened on 5th Avenue.

Warner Brothers Classic Holiday Collection, Vol. 1
Includes four classic films: A Christmas Carol (1938), Christmas in Connecticut, Boys Town, and The Singing Nun (New to DVD!).

Warner Brothers Classic Holiday Collection, Vol. 2
Includes four classic films - all new, from Warner Bros!: All Mine to Give, Holiday Affair, It Happened on 5th Avenue, and Blossoms in the Dust.

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