25 Festive Facts You Might Not Know About “Miracle on 34th Street”

Ian Fortey

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It seems like every single year around the holidays a few dozen new Christmas movies roll out on TV, and a few even manage to hit theaters. It's a tradition as old as film at this point. And as sure as you want to deck the halls and have a mug of eggnog, there are one or two movies you just can't miss every year. Maybe it's the classic "It's a Wonderful Life" or something a little goofier by way of "A Christmas Story." Maybe it's the mayhem of "Home Alone" or "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation." Or maybe it's arguably the greatest Christmas classic of them all — "Miracle on 34th Street."

There's something timeless about this movie, something you can relate to from childhood all the way to adulthood. It speaks to how Christmas makes us feel deep down on the inside. And it does this with a little magic that makes you want to believe in Santa all over again, even if you stopped doing so long ago. You can't ask for more than that from a movie. But you can learn some fun facts along the way! If you're a fan of the movie, we've pulled together 25 of the most festive facts you could ever hope to learn. Have a look and see!

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