The Lemon Drop Kid
When the Lemon Drop Kid accidentally cheats gangster Moose Moran (Fred Clark) out of his track winnings, the Kid promises to repay Moose the money by Christmas. Creating a fake charity for \"Apple Annie\" Nellie Thursday, the Kid tricks his gang into donning Santa suits and \"collecting dough for old dolls\" like Nellie who have nowhere to live. Radio personality Marilyn Maxwell assists as the Kid\'s girlfriend, while William Frawley and Jay C. Flippen play the lovable, gruff crooks that fall for the Kid\'s Santa scam.
Miracle On 34th Street
Kris Kringle, seemingly the embodiment of Santa Claus, is asked to portray the jolly old fellow at Macy\'s following his performance in the Thanksgiving Day parade. His portrayal is so complete that many begin to question if he truly is Santa Claus, while others question his sanity.
Flame of Barbary Coast
Duke Fergus falls for Ann \'Flaxen\' Tarry in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. He loses money to crooked gambler Boss Tito Morell, goes home, learns to gamble, and returns. After he makes a fortune, he opens his own place with Flaxen as the entertainer; but the 1906 quake destroys his place.
The Fighting Seabees
Construction workers in World War II in the Pacific are needed to build military sites, but the work is dangerous and they doubt the ability of the Navy to protect them. After a series of attacks by the Japanese, something new is tried, Construction Battalions (CBs=Seabees). The new CBs have to both build and be ready to fight.