Journalist Elizabeth Lane is one of the country's most famous food writers. In her columns, she describes herself as a hard working farm woman, taking care of her children and being an excellent cook. But this is all lies. In reality she is an unmarried New Yorker who can't even boil an egg. The recipes come from her good friend Felix. 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?
Dear Fans, Barbara Stanwyck and Dennis Morgan are spending a very merry "Christmas in Connecticut." The romancin's rosy and the fun's furious and everybody's going to be there! You're invited! Warner Bros. (The happy hosts) (original poster - written in script)
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Did You Know?
This was one of the first films to benefit from the "post-war euphoria" that gripped America in 1945. Despite being released in August (rather than a more logical holiday-time release) this grossed a then impressive $3 million, making it one of the year's most successful movies. See more
During the square dance, right after the announcer says to do the "star" formation, Yardley accidentally strikes a female dancer in the face with his hand (neck and chin area) while struggling to turn his big body around. The lady is momentarily knocked backward in a whiplash motion but maintains her poise and smile throughout. See more
[Jefferson Jones arrives in the middle of Liz and John's wedding
Oh no, John! It's the sailor! He's two hours early! What'll I do!
Featured in A Hollywood Christmas
The Wish That I Wish Tonight
Music by M.K. Jerome
Lyrics by Jack Scholl
Played during the opening credits
Also sung by Dennis Morgan
Played often in the score See more