Kresta in the Afternoon – December 24, 2013 – Hour 1

+  A Dramatic Reading of Dylan Thomas' "A Child's Christmas in Wales"

  • Description: A Child's Christmas in Wales is a prose work by the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. Originally emerging from a piece written for radio, the poem was recorded by Thomas in 1952. The story is an anecdotal retelling of a Christmas from the view of a young child and is a romanticized version of Christmases past, portraying a nostalgic and simpler time. It is one of Thomas' most popular works.
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+  Must Watch Christmas Films

  • Description: OFFBEAT/ADULT Love Actually 2003, 8 Women 2002, Joyeux Noel 2005, The Family Stone 2005, A Christmas Tale 2008, Four Christmases 2008, Rare Exports 2010, FUNNY Gremlins 1984, Scrooged 1988, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 1989, Home Alone 1990, Muppet Christmas Carol 1990, Jingle All the Way 1996, Elf 2003, DEAL'S PERSONAL FAVORITES Christmas Carol 1938, Meet Me in St. Louis 1944, It's a Wonderful Life 1946, Miracle on 34th Street 1947, Three Godfathers 1949, O'Henry's Full House 1952, A Christmas Story 1983, The Santa Clause 1994, The Nativity Story 2006 AND THE ONE YOU HAVEN'T SEEN: Holly and the Ivy 1952, HOLLYWOOD CLASSICS Babes in Toyland 1934, Bachelor Mother 1939, The Shop Around the Corner 1940, Holiday Inn 1942, Christmas in Connecticut 1945, Christmas Eve 1947, The Bishop's Wife 1947, Holiday Affair 1949, Scrooge 1951, White Christmas 1954, Were No Angels 1955 WORSE CHRISTMAS MOVIE How the Grinch Stole Christmas 2008
  • Segment Guests:
    • Deal Hudson
      Executive Director of the Morley Institute

+  Must Watch Christmas Films (continued)

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