It’s the most wonderful time of the year for feel-good, family-friendly, holiday movies that never fail to make you warm and fuzzy inside. For many of these films, it’s almost as though we’re born with them already a part of our very being. They’re like family. Or, at least, that entertaining slighly tipsy Aunt who never fails to shake up the holiday dinner table. We know them front-to-back, back-to-front, and in some cases, we wish, deep down, that their stories were OUR stories.
Well. They are our stories, thanks to the collaborative art of film, which by its very nature is a community effort.
Let’s take a stroll down memory lane with a gallery of rare, behind-the-scenes stills of some of the most timeless Christmas classics. Watch the magic unfold before your eyes.
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