Fantastic holiday classic. Beautiful and heartfelt!
Christmas in Connecticut is a 1945 American Christmas film and romantic comedy directed by Peter Godfrey, and starring Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, and Sydney Greenstreet.
During World War II, a German U-boat sinks an American vessel, leaving two survivors, Jefferson Jones (Dennis Morgan) and Seymour Sinkiewicz (Frank Jenks), stranded for days aboard a raft awaiting rescue. With food in short supply, Jones hallucinates about eating a multi-course meal in a fancy French restaurant. After eighteen days, they are finally rescued and begin their recovery at a hospital, where Jones learns he must go without solid food for a few days. Sinkiewicz tells Jones to use the "ol' Magoo" to get some food from the nurses, who do special favors for patients who are in love with them. Desperate for some real food, Jones follows Sinkiewicz' advice and pretends to be in love with his nurse, Mary Lee (Joyce Compton), and it works. In fact, Jones' pretense works so well that Mary is prepared to marry...