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Friday, December 10, 2010

Miracle on 34th Street (1947) TV Spot

I always think of Natalie more during the holiday season, or if not necessarily more, I mean that I think of all those years of life she lost and it's simply more disturbing to think about near the anniversary of a tragedy. She had never been happier than after her daughters were born. I know that in Natalie's list of "favortie things" is the word "springtime" but Natalie was a holiday guru. It was when she sparkled. She was always the hub of it all.. Dennis was in her company for seven years, and noticed that in springtime and summer, Natalie would be geared more toward work, new life: new work. She would read a lot of scripts through spring and summer seasons. When fall and winter came around, the spirit of the holiday always motivated her and she relaxed and enjoyed herself through the busy build-up to Christmas Eve. There was gaity and sheer fun at the Wagner home from Thanksgiving through New Year's Eve with nothing left to want for, for anyone a part of it. Dennis always noticed that it was the warmth Natalie radiated and the excitement she generated, especially for all the children who would visit her house, that kept everything so perfect. It's only fitting that she is the child star of the forever classic, "Miracle on 34th Street." Tonight, I was wondering if she watched her sweet little self in this classic movie of hers much. If you've never seen it, you should make and take the time for it.


  1. I'm ashamed to admit I've never seen the movie, but will before Christmas. Noticed the star is John Payne. Not the John Payne that heard her on the neighboring boat? Was he in movies at one time? Wouldn't this have been mentioned? I apologize for my lack of knowledge about some of her earlier movies but I'm very curious. What a coincidence!

  2. It's wonderful that Natalie could find the kid in herself at the holidays. Especially given a childhood where she had to work and act like an adult. I'm glad she was able to protect that small part of herself from exploitation. Love this movie, Natalie made it endearing.

  3. No, not the same John Payne.