Jay’s 5 Top Christmas Classics

Here are Jay’s 5 top Christmas Classics. These films encompass comedy, drama and singing. They all took place in the ’40s and ’50s when Christmas was a little less commercialized.

Scrooge 1935

78 minutes

Plotline – An old Victorian Miser is shown his life past, present and future by three spirits.

Starring Seymour Hicks.

A Christmas Story 1983

94 minutes

Plot line – It’s 1940, and the only thing Ralphie wants for Christmas is a Red Rider BB gun.

Starring Peter Billingsley

It’s a Wonderful Life 1946

130 minutes

Plotline – An angel shows a compassionate businessman what life would be like if he was never born.

Director Frank Capra

Starring James Stewart and Donna Reed.

Miracle on 34th Street 1947

96 minutes

Plotline – When a man claiming to be Santa clause is said to be crazy a young lawyer defends him and learns things about himself

Starring Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O’Hara

The Bells of St. Mary 1945

126 minutes

Plotline- Father O’Malley and Sister Mary Benedict work together to have a larger building donated for the kids.

Starring Bing Crosby and Ingrid Bergman