Christmas in July

Directed by Preston Sturges

Year: 1940
Running Time: 67
Color Type: B&W
Aspect Ratio: 1.37:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Comedy, Christmas
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Christmas in July

Cast
Dick Powell
Ellen Drew
Raymond Walburn
William Demarest
Rod Cameron
Alexander Carr

Crew
Directed by Preston Sturges


Brand New 4K Master! From Preston Sturges, the legendary writer/director of The Lady Eve, The Great McGinty, The Palm Beach Story and The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek comes this classic screwball comedy full of joy and laughter. A workplace practical joke goes awry when an office clerk (Dick Powell, Pitfall), believing he has won a $25,000 prize, takes his girlfriend (Ellen Drew, The Crooked Way) on an extravagant Christmas shopping spree... in the middle of July. After they discover it was all a hoax, their spending spree turns into a wild slapstick riot. More than just a holiday heart-warmer, this madcap masterpiece is a classic gift of laughter that is perfect for every season. Beautifully shot in black-and-white by the great Victor Milner (Reap the Wild Wind, Cleopatra).

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