Holiday Affair

Holiday Affair

Robert Mitchum
Director: Don Hartman Cast: Robert Mitchum
Robert Mitchum
, Janet Leigh
Janet Leigh
, Wendell Corey
Wendell Corey
Don Hartman

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Overview

A disarming little trifle, Holiday Affair has in the years since its original release become a Yuletide perennial on television. War widow Janet Leigh hasn't the money to buy the model train that her son Gordon Gebert wants for Christmas. Robert Mitchum overhears the boy's plight, and offers to purchase the train for him, even though it will deplete his own money supply. This little gesture of kindness from Mitchum snowballs into a series of comic complications, thanks in part to the unwelcome intervention of Leigh's stuffed-shirt attorney boyfriend Wendell Corey. Harry Morgan shows up towards the end as a flustered night-court judge who helps tie some of the loose plot ends together. Based on a short story by John D. Weaver, A Holiday Affair didn't do too well at the box office, but its afterlife has been most satisfactory.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/23/2018
UPC: 0888574647087
Original Release: 1949
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:26:00
Sales rank: 5,502

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Robert Mitchum Steve Mason
Janet Leigh Connie Ennis
Wendell Corey Carl Davis
Griff Barnett Mr. Ennis
Esther Dale Mrs. Ennis
Henry O'Neill Mr. Crowley
Henry Morgan Police Lieutenant
Larry Blake Plainclothesman
Helen Brown Emily
Chick Chandler Actor
Donald Dillaway Actor
James Griffith Floorwalker
Jim Hawkins Actor
William Henry Actor
Frank Johnson Santa Claus
Robert Lyden Actor
Allen Mathews Mr. Gow
Frank Mills Actor
Frances Morris Housekeeper
Al Murphy Actor
Joey Ray Actor
Mary Stuart Actor
Pat Hall Actor
Gordon Geberl Timmy Ennis
Philip Morris Conductor (uncredited)

Technical Credits
Don Hartman Director,Producer
Constantin Bakaleinikoff Musical Direction/Supervision
Carroll Clark Art Director
Albert S. D'Agostino Art Director
Howard Greer Costumes/Costume Designer
Milton Krasner Cinematographer
Isobel Lennart Screenwriter
Harry Marker Editor
John D. Weaver Original Story
Roy Webb Score Composer

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