Christmas in Connecticut (1945)

Movie Summary

Journalist Elizabeth Lane is one of the country’s most famous food writer. In her columns, she describes herself as a hard-working farm woman, taking care of her children and being an excellent cook. In reality she is an unmarried New Yorker who can’t even boil an egg. The owner of the magazine she works for has decided that a heroic sailor will spend his Christmas on her farm. Miss Lane knows that her career is over if the truth comes out, but what can she do?

The 1945 version of Christmas in Connecticut was originally released in NYC theaters July 27, 1945 and nationwide August 11, 1945.

Where can I watch Christmas in Connecticut online?

Christmas in Connecticut is available to stream from the following providers:

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Is Christmas in Connecticut available to buy on DVD?

Yes, as part of a collection.

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When will Christmas in Connecticut air on TV in 2024?

4/26/24 – 12:00am on Turner Classic Movies (TCM)

This movie normally airs throughout the holiday season on Turner Classic Movies (TCM). For a complete schedule of dates and times, view the TCM Christmas Classics schedule.

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Cast Includes

Barbara Stanwyck (Elizabeth Lane), Dennis Morgan (Jefferson Jones), Sydney Greenstreet (Alexander Yardley), Reginald Gardiner (John Sloan), S.Z. Sakall (Felix Bassenak), Robert Shayne (Dudley Beecham), Una O’Connor (Norah), Frank Jenks (Sinkewicz), Joyce Compton (Mary Lee), Dick Elliott (Judge Crowthers)

Rate Movie:

4.7/5 - (4 votes)

Christmas in Connecticut Movie Trailer

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3 thoughts on “Christmas in Connecticut (1945)

  • December 9, 2019 at 9:09 PM

    It’s showing on Dec.20 at 11:30on the Sundance channel.

  • November 17, 2019 at 12:35 PM

    This is a great holiday movie with the best music o hope it gets scheduled this yes as well as holiday inn with bing ctosby..
    These movies are made for anyone and contain great acting music and the joy of those things with feelings of hope and love. The actors also have the best comedic acting as well as their dancing and music. Please Bring Them Back!!

    Happy Holidays
    Pam S

  • December 25, 2014 at 12:14 PM

    This is such a special Christmas movie that I save it till almost Christmas Day to watch it. Barbara Stanwyck is at her funniest best. She is the reason the movie is so special. It gives you that old fashioned Christmasy feeling you just don’t feel nowadays. I love it! I own it, and I watch it every Christmas season!

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