Christmas in Connecticut
Christmas in Connecticut (1945)

War hero Dennis Morgan becomes the object of a publicity stunt staged by magazine publisher Sidney Greenstreet. The corpulent print mogul announces that Morgan has won a Christmas dinner, to be prepared by the magazine's housekeeping… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: January 1, 1945
DVD Release Date: November 8, 2005
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
TIME Magazine

Thoroughly moth-eaten.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Barbara Stanwyck uses every acting muscle in her body to redeem this silly holiday romance.

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Christopher Null

reasonably good fun, and Stanwyck actually overcomes the role's limitations

New York Times

Peter Godfrey, the director, has a good deal to learn about the art of telling a boudoir joke in the parlor and getting away with it.

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Emanuel Levy

If this mildly amusing screwball comedy about mistaken identity has a conservative slant of glorifying housewives it's due to the zeitgeist: It was made in 1945, at the end of WWII, when men were coming home and women sent back to the kitchen.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Delightfully cheerful screwball comedy that is especially suited for the Christmas holidays.

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Pat Graham
Chicago Reader

Frolicsome in an artificially hearty sort of way.

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TV Guide

A sometimes hilarious farce and a holiday favorite.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Breezy, fun holiday comedy that has dated somewhat.

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
Christian C
"Christmas in Connecticut" is cute and diverting, with a good performance by Stanwyck. Essentially, it's "I Love Lucy" when they moved… More
Bruce Bruce
Number 11 is a cute black & White fillm written in 1945 right after WWII. Its about a magazine writer who writes about a false life and a military man who… More
Kevin M. Williams
Star power sells this bit of holiday confectionery, with the benefits of studio system style production evident throughout. You'll want to move in by the… More
jay nixon
Completely charming comedy not really devised to be a holiday classic and all the better for it. Barbara Stanwyck, coming fresh off of Double Indemnity, is a… More
Aj V
This romantic comedy is very funny and very sweet, I enjoyed it, and I think you will too. It has an interesting story of lies and getting out of lies and… More
Devon Bott
Christmas In Connecticut is a fairly enjoyable christmas movie from the 1940s that's so light it seems to be floating away at times. Barbara Sanwyck plays… More