A Holiday Affair
Price: $4.98 / €3.59
Drama (1955) 87 minutes ~ Black & White
Phyllis Thaxter stars in this Lux Video Theater presentation, originally broadcast live in 1955. In this, a heartwarming tale set at Christmas, Thaxter plays Connie, a widow and mother whose work involves checking up on the competition for her department store employer. When Steve, a charming salesman at a competing store, recognizes her true motives but refuses to expose her, he ends up getting fires as a result. Feeling guilty, Connie agrees to buy lunch for Steve, striking up a friendship that complicates her relationship with Carl, a lawyer who wants to marry her. Holiday Affair details Connies efforts to sort out her feelings between Safe and secure Carl and Steve, a fella who wears his emotions on his sleeve and call things the way he sees them.
Director: Earl Eby
Writers: John D. Weaver (story), Isobel Lennart (screenplay) and Harry Kronman (adaptation for television)
Stars: Scott Brady, Phyllis Thaxter, Elliott Reid, Herbert Butterfield