1940'sChristmas Movies A to Z

The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

Movie Summary

Klara and Alfred are constantly at odds with each other, butting heads and disagreeing on almost everything. Both however are enamored with their respective pen pals, who serve as welcome distractions in their lives. Little do they know, they are each the other’s pen pal and despite outward differences, have unwittingly fallen in love through their letters.

The Shop Around the Corner was originally released in theaters nationwide January 12, 1940.

Where can I watch The Shop Around the Corner online?

The Shop Around the Corner is available to stream from the following providers:

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Is The Shop Around the Corner available to buy on DVD?

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When will The Shop Around the Corner air on TV in 2024?

Not airing this week

This movie normally airs throughout the holiday season on Turner Classic Movies (TCM). For a complete schedule of dates and times, view the TCM Christmas Classics schedule.

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Cast Includes

Margaret Sullavan (Klara Novak), James Stewart (Alfred Kralik), Frank Morgan (Hugo Matuschek), Joseph Schildkraut (Ferencz Vadas), Sara Haden (Flora), William Tracy (Pepi Katona), Felix Bressart (Pirovitch), Inez Courtney (Ilona), Charles Smith (Rudy)

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