Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: Miracle on 34th Street

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From this Saturday at 2am Eastern, that’s 8pm Saturday in NZ, 6pm in Sydney and 7am in the UK, and repeated every four hours throughout the day , it’s the described movie Miracle on 34th Street from 1947.
Miracle on 34th Street (initially released as The Big Heart in the United Kingdom) is a 1947 American Christmas comedy-drama film written and directed by George Seaton and based on a story by Valentine Davies.
It stars Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Natalie Wood and Edmund Gwenn.
The story takes place between Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day in New York City, and focuses on the effect of a department store Santa Claus who claims to be the real Santa.
The film has become a perennial Christmas favorite.
Miracle on 34th Street won three Academy Awards: Gwenn for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Valentine Davies for Best Writing, Original Story, and George Seaton for Best Writing, Screenplay.
The film was nominated for Best Picture, losing to Gentleman's Agreement.
In 2005, the film was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant".
The Academy Film Archive preserved Miracle on 34th Street in 2009.
Davies also penned a short novelization of the tale, which was published by Harcourt Brace simultaneously with the film's release.
Directed by: George Seaton.
Produced by: William Perlberg.
Screenplay by: George Seaton.
Story by: Valentine Davies.
Starring: Maureen O'Hara, John Payne and Edmund Gwenn.
Music by: Cyril J. Mockridge.
Cinematography: Lloyd Ahern and Charles G. Clarke.
Edited by: Robert L. Simpson
Production company: 20th Century Fox.
Distributed by: 20th Century Fox.
Release date: 4 June, 1947.
Running time: 96 minutes.
Country: United States.
Language: English.
Budget: $630,000.
Box office: $2.7 million (US rentals).
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