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MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET (1947) – Best Christmas Movies Ever

December 16, 2016

Date/Time(s): Fri, Dec 16, 2016 – 7pm
Seating: General Admission
Rating: Not rated

Tickets: $6  (or see all four for $18)
Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only)


(96min)  The story takes place between Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day in New York City, and focuses on the impact of a department store Santa Claus who claims to be the real Santa. The film has become a perennial Christmas favorite.

The film won Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Edmund Gwenn), Best Writing, Original Story (Valentine Davies) and Best Writing, Screenplay. It was also 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.

Start a new tradition this year with family and friends at one of these classic holiday tales. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate on us at each showing!


December 12-13 The Bishop’s Wife (1947) Not rated (109 min)
December 14-15 The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942) Rated G (112 min)
December 16 Miracle on 34th Street (1947) Not rated (96 min)
December 17 It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) Rated G (130 min)


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203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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