Christmas in July (1940)

Director
Preston Sturges

Main cast
Dick Powell; Ellen Drew; Raymond Walburn; Alexander Carr; William Demarest

Genres
Comedy, Romance

Description
An office clerk loves entering contests in the hopes of someday winning a fortune and marrying the girl he loves. His latest attempt is the Maxford House Coffee Slogan Contest. As a joke, 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.


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