The Saturday Evening Post History Minute: The First Christmas Movies

Since classic Christmas movies have become such an important part of our holidays, we thought we’d look at some of the earliest holiday films ever made.

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You can find links to these and other vintage Christmas Movies below.

Movies Mentioned in This Video

Santa Claus (1898)

The Christmas Dream (1900)

The Night Before Christmas (1905)

A Little Girl Who Did Not Believe in Santa Claus (1907)

A Trap for Santa Claus (1909)

Scrooge, or, Marley’s Ghost (1901)

A Christmas Carol (1910)

A Christmas Accident (1912)

Additional Early Christmas Movies

The Christmas Angel (1904)

Christmas Day in the Workhouse (1914)

The Adventure of the Wrong Santa Claus (1914)

Santa Claus (1925)

The Little Match Girl (1928)


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