Miracle on 34th Street
Of Release: 1947
Date: December 31,
time: 96 minutes
Office Gross: $2,650,000
Rating: 1 out of 10 stars
"Miracle On 34th Street" is the story of a man named Kris Kringle,
attempting to prove to the world he is Santa Claus. Kringle is based in New York
and gains employment at the Macy’s Department store.
befriends a mother and child, connected to the store, determined to convince
them he is real. Along the way, he is rightfully committed to an insane asylum,
but then an actual criminal court case, resembling a mock trial for its
absurdity, ensues and frees him, at the hands of a self-serving judge seeking
"Miracle On 34th Street" does not focus on the true meaning of
Christmas, celebrating the birth of Christ. "Miracle On 34th Street"
is a materialistic take on the holiday that revolves around and glorifies Santa
Claus and selling merchandise.