Miracle on 34th Street
A department store Santa is taken to court after claiming he is the real Father Christmas.
Christmas Film World Cup pedigree
After a Last 16 showing in 2010, the next two entries saw early retreat with group stage elimination
BBFC: No further info
Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Edmund Gwenn, Gene Lockhart, Natalie Wood, Porter Hall, William Frawley, Jerome Cowan, Philip Tonge, Jack Albertson, Jeff Corey, Thelma Ritter
In the untranslated dialogue with the Dutch girl, Kris asks her what she wants for Christmas. She says she wants nothing, telling him she got her gift by being adopted by her new mother
The film's original title was "Christmas Miracle on 34th Street" but because the release date was moved to the summer, the first word was dropped from the title . Other working titles included "The Big Heart," "My Heart Tells Me," and "It's Only Human."
Eliminated at Group Stage
3rd in Group C with 103 pts
PRE QUALIFYING 5% 8th position
Eliminated at the Group Stages
Sent home at Group Stages
Last 16 elimination to Die Hard