When is a Christmas movie not a Christmas movie? Well, for starters, when it’s released in August. But even more so, when it arrives before a time when the very notion of Christmas movies even existed. Christmas in Connecticut checks all of the boxes of a Christmas movie. Its events occur over Christmas, and there’s plenty of Christmas imagery. But at the time of its release, Christmas movies didn’t really exist. But of course they do today, and it’s mostly thanks a single, revolutionary, invention that would change Christmas forever.
Be sure to check out the “Definitive Directory of Christmas Podcasts“
Music in this episode
- Wish Background — Kevin MacLeod via Incompetech
- Invisibly Beauty — Aakash Gandhi, via YouTube Audio Library
- Walk Through the Park — TrackTribe, via YouTube Audio Library
- Jazz Piano Bar — Doug Maxwell, via YouTube Audio Library
- O Holy Night — Kevin MacLeod, via Incompetech