Faith, Reason, and the Man in the Big Red Suit

Review of Miracle on 34th Street, Directed by George SeatonBy ALEXIS NEALYoung Susan Walker is an intensely practical child. Her mother Doris has only ever told her the truth—her childhood has been uniformly free of such frivolous and fictitious nonsense as fairy stories, happily-ever-afters, make believe, and most importantly (for our purposes, anyway): Santa Claus. And Doris is quite satisfied with this state of affairs. It’s best to be realistic, after all—saves wear and tear on the em … [Read more...]