whitechristmas.jpgTis the season of Christmas movies and specials, I think it was last Saturday that I saw the first one of the season. The movie just happened to be one of my favorites, White Christmas. Growing up we watched the movie every year. I think I was about 10 or 11 the first time I saw or remember seeing White Christmas. My mom let me stay up late to watch the movie. Now that was a rare treat. My mom didn’t like me watching TV or watch that much TV herself. She also was a stickler for following the schedule and routines. Growing up in Texas the idea of a White Christmas is a novelty. I have only seen one real white Christmas, the year we spent Christmas in the Ozarks.

I have decided to compile a list of some of my favorite Christmas movies. So here they are in no particular order. The requirements for making my list are that I like the movie and I consider it a Christmas movie.

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The Bells of St. Mary’s, it is the sequel to Going My Way. Bing Crosby plays Father Chuck O’Mally. Want to know more watch the movie.

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Another favorite is The Preacher’s Wife starring Denzel Washington and Whitney Houston. It is a remake of the 1947 classic The Bishop’s Wife.

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It wouldn’t be Christmas Dicken’s Christmas Carol. My favorite verision is The Muppet Christmas Carol.

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The Veggie Tales Star of Christmas starring Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber appear as Cavis Appythart and Millward Phelps as to song writer who are producing a production they hope will be a big hit. The plan hits a snag when the discover they are being upstaged by the children’s Christmas play at a nearby church.

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As a child one of my favorite Christmas movies was The Little Drummer Boy. It is still one of my favorites.

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It just wouldn’t be Christmas without A Charlie Brown Christmas. This may be my sentimental favorite.

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Homecoming: A Christmas Story was based on the autobiographical writtings of Earl Hamner. This was the movie that launched the long running TV show The Waltons.

Well, that is just a sampling of some of my favorite movies. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.

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