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Miracle on 34th Street Quotes

Miracle on 34th Street is a television program that was first aired in 1970 . Miracle on 34th Street stopped airing in 1970.

It features William Perlberg as producer, Cyril J. Mockridge in charge of musical score, and Lloyd Ahern as head of cinematography.

Miracle on 34th Street is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Miracle on 34th Street is 96 minutes long. Miracle on 34th Street is distributed by 20th Century Fox.

The cast includes: John Payne as Fred Gailey, Natalie Wood as Susan, Lela Bliss as Mr. Shellhammer, Natalie Wood as Susan Walker, Maureen O'Hara as Doris Walker, Maureen O'Hara as Doris, William Frawley as Charles Halloran, John Payne as Fred, Jerome Cowan as District Attorney, and Percy Helton as Drunken Santa Claus.

Miracle on 34th Street Quotes

Lela Bliss as Mr. Shellhammer

  • (Lela Bliss) "But -- but maybe he's only a little crazy like painters or composers or -- or some of those men in Washington."

John Payne as Fred Gailey

  • (John Payne) "All my life I've wondered something, and now's my chance to find out. I'm going to find the answer to a question that's puzzled the world for centuries. Does Santa Claus sleep with his whiskers outside or in?"
  • (Kris Kringle) "Always sleep with them out. Cold air makes them grow."
  • (John Payne) "That baseball player sure looks like a giant to me."
  • (Natalie Wood) "Sometimes people grow very large, but that's abnormal."
  • (John Payne) "I'll bet your mother told you that, too."
  • (John Payne) "I must be a pretty good lawyer. I took a little old man and proved to the world that --"
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Oh no, it can't be. It must have been left by the people who moved out."
  • (John Payne) "Maybe -- and maybe I didn't do such a good thing after all."
  • (John Payne) "Faith is believing when common sense tells you not to. Don't you see? It's not just Kris that's on trial, it's everything he stands for. It's kindness and joy and love and all the other intangibles."
  • (John Payne) "We intend to prove that Mr. Kringle is Santa Claus."
  • (John Payne) "Look Doris, someday you're going to find that your way of facing this realistic world just doesn't work. And when you do, don't overlook those lovely intangibles. You'll discover those are the only things that are worthwhile."
  • (John Payne) "Your Honor, every one of these letters is addressed to Santa Claus. The Post Office has delivered them. Therefore the Post Office Department, a branch of the Federal Governent, recognizes this man Kris Kringle to be the one and only Santa Claus."
  • (Judge Henry X. Harper) "Uh, since the United States Government declares this man to be Santa Claus, this court will not dispute it. Case dismissed."

Natalie Wood as Susan Walker

  • (Natalie Wood) "You mean it's like, 'If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.'"
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Yes."
  • (Natalie Wood) "I thought so."
  • (Natalie Wood) "I believe -- I believe -- It's silly, but I believe."
  • (Natalie Wood) "There's no such thing as giants."
  • (John Payne) "What about the one Jack killed?"
  • (Natalie Wood) "Jack? Jack who?"
  • (John Payne) "Jack from "Jack and the Beanstalk"."
  • (Natalie Wood) "I never heard of that."
  • (John Payne) "Sure you have. You must have forgotten. It's a fairy tale."
  • (Natalie Wood) "Oh -- one of those. I don't know any of those. My mother thinks they're silly."
  • (Kris Kringle) "You know what the imagination is?"
  • (Natalie Wood) "Oh, sure. That's when you see things, but they're not really there."
  • (Kris Kringle) "Well, that can be caused by other things, too."
  • (Natalie Wood) "But when he spoke Dutch to that girl --"
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Susan, I speak French, but that doesn't make me Joan of Arc."

Maureen O'Hara as Doris Walker

  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Would you please tell her that you're not really Santa Claus, that actually is no such person?"
  • (Kris Kringle) "Well, I hate to disagree with you, but not only IS there such a person, but here I am to prove it."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "I was wrong when I told you that, Susie. You must believe in Mr. Kringle and keep right on doing it. You must have faith in him."

William Frawley as Charles Halloran

  • (William Frawley) "All right, you go back and tell them that the New York State Supreme Court rules there's no Santa Claus. It's all over the papers. The kids read it and they don't hang up their stockings. Now what happens to all the toys that are supposed to be in those stockings? Nobody buys them. The toy manufacturers are going to like that; so they have to lay off a lot of their employees, union employees. Now you got the CIO and the AF of L against ya and they're going to adore ya for it and they're going to say it with votes. Oh, and the department stores are going to love ya too and the Christmas card makers and the candy companies. Ho ho, Henry, you're going to be an awful popular fella. And what about the Salvation Army? Why, they got a Santy Claus on every corner, and they're taking a fortune. But you go ahead Henry, you do it your way. You go on back in there and tell them that you rule there is no Santy Claus. Go on. But if you do, remember this: you can count on getting just two votes, your own and that district attorney's out there."
  • (Judge Henry X. Harper) "The DA's a Republican."

Percy Helton as Drunken Santa Claus

(We don't have any quotes for this character)

Jerome Cowan as District Attorney

  • (Jerome Cowan) "What is your name?"
  • (Kris Kringle) "Kris Kringle."
  • (Jerome Cowan) "Where do you live?"
  • (Kris Kringle) "That's what this hearing will decide."
  • (Judge Henry X. Harper) "A very sound answer, Mister Kringle."
  • (Jerome Cowan) "Do you really believe that you're Santa Claus?"
  • (Kris Kringle) "Of course."
  • (Jerome Cowan) "The state rests, your honor."
  • (Mrs. Mara) "Sometimes I wish I married a butcher or a plumber."
  • (Jerome Cowan) "My dear, if I lose this hearing, you may very well get your wish."

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