Christmas in Connecticut

Christmas in Connecticut

Barbara Stanwyck
Director: Peter Godfrey Cast: Barbara Stanwyck
Barbara Stanwyck
, Dennis Morgan
Dennis Morgan
, Sydney Greenstreet
Sydney Greenstreet
Peter Godfrey

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Overview

War hero Dennis Morgan becomes the object of a publicity stunt staged by magazine publisher Sidney Greenstreet. The corpulent print mogul announces that Morgan has won a Christmas dinner, to be prepared by the magazine's housekeeping expert Barbara Stanwyck in her own Connecticut home. The catch: Not only does Stanwyck not have a home in Connecticut, but she's never been in a kitchen in her life! She also doesn't have a husband (as her articles claim), so Stanwyck's erstwhile beau Reginald Gardiner is pressed into service as the hubby. As for the cooking, that will be handled by master chef S. Z. "Cuddles" Sakall. This solves everything, right? No way, Jose. Long dismissed as a lesser film farce, Christmas in Connecticut has its own irresistible charm, and has in recent years become a perennial Christmas TV attraction.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/08/2005
UPC: 0012569677166
Original Release: 1945
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Home Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [B&W]
Time: 1:41:00
Sales rank: 4,650

Special Features

Closed Caption; Vintage Oscar -Winning short Star In The Light; Theatrical Trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Barbara Stanwyck Elisabeth Lane
Dennis Morgan Jefferson Jones
Sydney Greenstreet Alexander Yardley
Reginald Gardiner John Sloan
Robert Shayne Dudley Beecham
Una O'Connor Norah
Frank Jenks Sinkewicz
Joyce Compton Mary Lee
Dick Elliott Judge Crothers
Charles Arnt Mr. Higgenbottom
Douglas Carter Postman
Allen Fox Postman
Betty Alexander Nurse Smith
Arthur Aylesworth Sleigh Driver
Marie Blake Mrs. Wright
Lillian Bronson Prim Secretary
John Dehner Second State Trooper
Jo Gilbert Mrs. Gerseg
Olaf Hytten Elkins
Fred Kelsey Harper
Pat Lane Reporter
Robert Machray Actor
Charles Marsh Reporter
Jack Mower First State Trooper
John O'Connor Delivery Man
Charles Sherlock Bartender
S.Z. Sakall Felix Bassenak
Walter S. Baldwin Potter
Emmett E. Smith Sam

Technical Credits
Peter Godfrey Director
Milo Anderson Costumes/Costume Designer
Everett A. Brown Sound/Sound Designer
Adele Comandini Screenwriter
Stanley Fleischer Art Director
Leo F. Forbstein Musical Direction/Supervision
Carl Guthrie Cinematographer
Aileen Hamilton Original Story
Edith Head Costumes/Costume Designer
Frederick Hollander Score Composer
Lionel Houser Screenwriter
William Jacobs Producer
Frank Magee Editor
Wayne Massarelli Makeup
Casey Roberts Set Decoration/Design
Perc Westmore Makeup

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Christmas in Connecticut
1. Credits [1:08]
2. In the Mood for food [4:53]
3. Working the old magoo [3:43]
4. In a little trouble [3:29]
5. Mink and breakfast [2:58]
6. In a little trouble [4:06]
7. Her holiday guests [3:03]
8. Instant spouse and farm [5:32]
9. Attending to details [4:12]
10. Here comes the...sailor [5:14]
11. Bath time [4:10]
12. Yardley arrives [3:52]
13. Short cut [1:34]
14. Circulation boosts [3:51]
15. Wedding in waiting [4:25]
16. Moonlight snow and a cow [6:03]
17. Goodnight, John [2:40]
18. Changing the baby [2:08]
19. No time to take inventory [2:40]
20. Flip me just one [3:34]
21. Invitation to dance [4:33]
22. Sleigh ride [4:25]
23. Bye bye baby [2:29]
24. Blatant immortality [3:56]
25. That settles it [4:19]
26. Great fixer [4:56]
27. What a wife.... and a Christmas [3:13]

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