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Christmas in July (1940)

Movie Summary

An office clerk loves entering contests in the hopes of someday winning a fortune and marrying the girl he loves. After his latest attempt, some of his co-workers put together a fake telegram which says that he won the $25,000 grand prize. As a result, he gets a promotion, buys presents for all of his family and friends, and proposes to his girl. When the truth comes out, he’s not prepared for the consequences.

Christmas in July was originally released in theaters October 18, 1940.

Where can I watch Christmas in July online?

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When will Christmas in July 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

Dick Powell (Jimmy MacDonald), Ellen Drew (Betty Casey), Raymond Walburn (Dr. Maxford), Alexander Carr (Mr. Shindel), William Demarest (Mr. Bildocker), Ernest Truex (Mr. Baxter), Franklin Pangborn (Don Hartman)

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