Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
|A single woman passes herself off as a housewife in the column she writes for a newspaper. When her unknowing editor invites himself and his war hero friend to her fictitious home for christmas dinner, she must come up with a house and a family, pronto.|
"A wonderful holiday romp. The Motion Picture Guide
Editor's NoteA sharp writer, who has never set foot in a kitchen, passes herself off as the consummate housewife in the column she writes for a women's magazine. When a promotional stunt plants her editor and a war veteran at her fictitious home for Christmas dinner, she has to marry her boyfriend, find a house and prepare a spectacular meal, pronto. Life grows even more complicated when she starts to fall for the sailor. Stanwyck's perfect in this holiday confection. Remade for cable in 1992 by Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Cast & Crew
|Aileen Hamilton - Story By|
|Carl Guthrie - Cinematographer|
|Frank Magee - Editor|
|Frederick Hollander, et. al. - Original Music By|
|Lionel Houser, et. al. - Writer|
|Peter Godfrey - Director|
|William Jacobs - Producer|
Plot SummaryA sharp writer, who has never stepped foot in a kitchen, wrote a cooking column for a women's magazine. She posed as a happy homemaker, complete with husband, babe and country estate, to trick her publisher who believes in authenticity. Her goose is cooked when the publisher arranged for her to host a sailor over the Christmas holidays. The journalist has to marry her boyfriend, find a home and prepare a spectacular meal for a huge magazine spread. Things grow even more complicated when she starts to fall for the chivalrous seadog.