I continue my series on old Hollywood Christmas movies. After a movie about church as a community, The Bishop’s Wife
(1947), and the workplace as a community, The Shop Around the Corner
(1940), I turn to a movie about family, the smallest but most natural community: Christmas in Connecticut
(1945), starring Barbara Stanwyck, one of the great Hollywood stars, Sydney Greenstreet (the Fat Man from The Maltese Falcon
), and Dennis Morgan. Continue Reading...