“Miracle on 34th Street” quotes

Movie Miracle on 34th Street
Title Miracle on 34th Street
Year 1947
Director George Seaton
Genre Drama, Comedy, Family
Plot – The managers of a department store must find a Santa Claus character for the annual parade. A nice old man seems to be the perfect one and he's hired. He claims to be the real Santa Claus and gains popularity. The business rises as well until a doctor declares the man is insane.
All actors – Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Edmund Gwenn, Gene Lockhart, Natalie Wood, Porter Hall, William Frawley, Jerome Cowan, Philip Tonge, , Jack Albertson, Harry Antrim, Lela Bliss, Walden Boyle, Kevin Burke, Dorothy Christy, Dick Cogan, Jeff Corey, Sheryl Deauville, Mike Donovan, Teddy Driver, Mary Field, William Forrest, Jack Gargan, Robert Gist, Jane Green, Alvin Greenman, Alvin Hammer, Theresa Harris, Percy Helton, Herbert Heyes, Clark Howat, Robert Hyatt, Richard Irving, Robert Karnes, Fran Lee, Marlene Lyden, Robert Lynn, Mae Marsh, Ida McGuire, Joseph McInerney, Jean O'Donnell, Anne O'Neal, 'Snub' Pollard, Lorin Raker, Bob Reeves, Thelma Ritter, Stephen Roberts, Jeffrey Sayre, James Seay, Irene Shirley, Patty Smith, Ray Spiker, Ann Staunton, Brick Sullivan, Anthony Sydes, Guy Thomajan, Basil Walker
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  • “- Doris Walker: Would you please tell her that you're not really Santa Claus, that actually is no such person?
    - Kris Kringle: Well, I hate to disagree with you, but not only is there such a person, but here I am to prove it.”

    Maureen O'Hara - Doris Walker
    Edmund Gwenn - Kris Kringle
  • “- Kris Kringle: You know what the imagination is?
    - Susan Walker: Oh, sure. That's when you see things, but they're not really there.
    - Kris Kringle: Well, that can be caused by other things, too.”

    Edmund Gwenn - Kris Kringle
    Natalie Wood - Susan Walker
  • “- Fred Gailey: All my life I've wondered something, and now's my chance to find out. I'm going to find the answer to a question that's puzzled the world for centuries. Does Santa Claus sleep with his whiskers outside or in?
    - Kris Kringle: Always sleep with them out. Cold air makes them grow.”

    John Payne - Fred Gailey
    Edmund Gwenn - Kris Kringle
  • “Christmas isn't just a day, it's a frame of mind... and that's what's been changing. That's why I'm glad I'm here, maybe I can do something about it.”
    Edmund Gwenn - Kris Kringle
  • “- Fred Gailey: Your Honor, every one of these letters is addressed to Santa Claus. The Post Office has delivered them. Therefore the Post Office Department, a branch of the Federal Governent, recognizes this man Kris Kringle to be the one and only Santa Claus.
    - Judge Henry X. Harper: Uh, since the United States Government declares this man to...” (continue)
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    John Payne - Fred Gailey
    Gene Lockhart - Judge Henry X. Harper
  • Faith is believing when common sense tells you not to.”
    John Payne - Fred Gailey
    [Tag:belief, faith]
  • “Yeah, there's a lot of bad 'isms' floatin' around this world, but one of the worst is commercialism. Make a buck, make a buck. Even in Brooklyn it's the same - don't care what Christmas stands for, just make a buck, make a buck.”
    Alvin Greenman - Alfred