Christmas at the Movies

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Saturday, December 25, 2010

The Christmas holiday is charged with nostalgia and hope, so a Christmas setting can effectively heighten the emotional power of any story. There have been many Christmas scenes in movies, and host David Garland unwraps some of the accompanying music for them. Holiday favorites such as It's a Wonderful Life, Miracle On 34th Street and The Bishop's Wife are included.


Miklos Rozsa - King of Kings - Nativity - Film Score Monthly

Hugo Friedhofer - The Bishop's Wife - Sermon And Tree, Dudley Takes Over & The Miraculous Snowball - Film Music Archive

Ernest Gold - Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff - Merry Christmas - Kritzerland

Alan Silvestri - A Christmas Carol - Main Title - Walt Disney Records

Bernard Herrmann - A Christmas Carol - Santa Claus, Santa Claus/The Office - Kritzerland

Dimitri Tiomkin - It's a Wonderful Life - Main Title, It's a Wonderful Life - Telarc

Alfred Newman - The Greatest Story Ever Told - And The Word Was God / Trumpets Announce The Dawn / The Three Magi, The Nativity - Ryko

Paul Zaza & Carl Zittrer - A Christmas Story - Glorious Beautiful Christmas - TCM Music/Rhino Movie Music

Cyril J. Mockridge - Miracle On 34th Street  - X-Ray Machine - Telarc

Vince Guaraldi - A Charlie Brown Christmas  - Christmas Time is Here - Fantasy

The Bishop's Wife Trailer:

Comments [2]


You can listen to this episode at the top of the page now. Sorry for the delay!

Jan. 03 2011 03:30 PM
Tomas from North Nw Jersey

Could you tell me how I can listen to an archive of Movies on the Radio? The Christmas Show one?

Jan. 01 2011 10:29 PM

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