Kriss Kringle


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Kriss Kringle

See Christkindel; Santa Claus
Encyclopedia of Christmas and New Year's Celebrations, 2nd ed. © Omnigraphics, Inc. 2003
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In this Christmas classic, an old man going by the name of Kriss Kringle (Edmund Gwenn) fills in for an intoxicated Santa in Macy's annual Thanksgiving Day parade.
The play is based on the story Valentine Davies wrote for the 1947 film about a man who believes he is Kriss Kringle and the disbelieving young girl who becomes convinced he is the real Santa Claus.
* Steel Beam Theatre presents a staged radio play adaptation of the 1947 film "Miracle on 34th Street," about a replacement department store Santa who may be the real Kriss Kringle. It runs through Dec.
On Friday at municipal complex, 10987 Main St., live reindeer, Kriss Kringle Market, tree-decorating contest and kids games from 3-8 p.m.
In addition, the park district will offer horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday crafts, holiday entertainment, and train rides, as well as Kriss Kringle Market and Lego Holiday Show.