On Friday the twenty-fifth of November 2022: Twentieth Century Fox’s 1947 version of Miracle on 34th Street was added to Disney Plus in the UK.
The holiday season is in full swing when an older gentleman is hired as a department store Santa Claus. He claims his name is Kris Kringle, and soon fills everyone with Christmas spirit – except his boss, Doris Walker. When Kris is declared insane and put on trial, everyone’s faith is put to the test as young and old alike face the age old question: Do you believe in Santa Claus?Film Synopsis for Miracle on 34th Street from Disney Plus
The festive favourite, which stars Maureen O’Hara, John Payne Edmund Gwenn, Gene Lockhart and Natalie Wood, won three academy awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Best Writing, Original Story, and Best Writing, Screenplay. The 1993 remake, starring Richard Attenborough is also available to watch on Disney’s streaming platform. Miracle On 34th Street (1947 and 1993) is available to stream on Disney Plus in the UK.