Christmas in July (1940)

Movie Summary

An office clerk loves entering contests in the hopes of someday winning a fortune and marrying the girl he loves. After his latest attempt, some of his co-workers put together a fake telegram which says that he won the $25,000 grand prize. As a result, he gets a promotion, buys presents for all of his family and friends, and proposes to his girl. When the truth comes out, he’s not prepared for the consequences.

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2021 Dates, Times, and Channels

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This movie normally airs throughout the holiday season on the Turner Movie Classics Channel. For a complete schedule of dates and times, please click here.

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Cast Includes

Dick Powell (Jimmy MacDonald), Ellen Drew (Betty Casey), Raymond Walburn (Dr. Maxford), Alexander Carr (Mr. Shindel), William Demarest (Mr. Bildocker), Ernest Truex (Mr. Baxter), Franklin Pangborn (Don Hartman)

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