Thursday, November 26, 2009

DVD Giveaway --- Christmas in Connecticut

When I was at the store the other day I happened to see one of my favorite Christmas movies on sale for $5 and since I already own it I figured why not buy it and give it away to one lucky winner on my blog.

For those of you who are not familiar with this fantastic movie I will give you the synopsis from the back of the DVD.

In her Smart Housekeeping column, Elizabeth Lane provides festive recipes and homemaking hints. But Elizabeth's got a secret: she needs a recipe to boil water. Elizabeth has no cooking skills, not Connecticut farm, no adoring hubby and no baby-makes-three as depicted in her column. She better get them. Because Elizabeth's boss has invited himself and a recently returned war hero to her home for Christmas.

Laughs, romance, holiday cheer: that's the recipe Barbara Stanwyck and a stellar company of Warner Bros. players follow in this amiable farce that was a huge hit with 1945 audiences and has become a perennial seasonal favorite. Have a very merry Christmas in Connecticut.

This has been a favorite of mine since I was a kid, I love Barbara Stanwyck, and I watch it every year. Whoever the lucky winner is will fall in love with it as well.

The contest is easy. Just leave a comment with your favorite Christmas movie and your email address. That's it, no other requirements. The deadline is 12/9/09 at 11:59 pm CST. I will email and post the winner who will then have 48 hours to contact me with their shipping info or a new winner will be chosen.


Rob Rogers said...

It's a Wonderful Life--robcrogers3 "at"

Michelle (Red Headed Book Child) said...

I have three favs- Love Actually, The Ref and A Christmas Story. I couldn't decide on one, they are all so different!

I would love to be entered.

Michelle Stockard Miller said...

I love you, I love you, I love you...for doing this giveaway!!! I guess you can tell I love this movie =o)

My favorite movie, of course, are these three versions of A Christmas Carol...Alastair Sim version, Albert Finney (Scrooge) version, and Patrick Stewart version. I also love White Christmas. I really have SO many favorites.

And Michelle, I can't believe two of your faves are also mine...The Ref (hilarious) and Love Actually (absolutely heartwarming)!

Thanks Ryan for this great giveaway! I'm going to have one before my Christmas challenge ends too...not sure what I'll giveaway yet..hohohoho!


Cecelia said...

Awesome awesome awesome contest! I can't believe I haven't seen this movie - it looks like such fun! My favorite Christmas film is A Muppet Christmas Carol. My family watches it every year on Christmas Eve. Thanks for the chance to win!


Cheryl said...

My favorite Christmas movie is Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. It is fun and festive and gets me in the Christmas mood.

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Ryan said...

I love The Ref, one of my favorites that I have owned for years.

Rich Mom, Rich Dad. Poor Mom, Poor Dad. said...

I am so stereotypical but...

It's a Wonderful Life
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
A Christmas Story
National Lampoon's Christmas
A Christmas Carol (Gotta love Donald Duck! but I will say The Actor's Theatre puts on an amazing performance here in in Phoenix)
Little Princess (Shirley Temple)
A Charlie Brown Christmas

although it's not a Christmas movie, An Affair To Remember, Casablanca, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Twelve Angry men, and a few other classics, that I will start a marathon.

I have not seen this one but even if I don't win, I will definitely rent it on Netflix!

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Anonymous said...

My favourite 'christmas movie' is It's a Wonderful Life.


Tracy Letts said...

Hey Ryan! I have never seen this, but it sounds great, and I am a lover of classic films! My favorite Christmas movie, if I have to pick one, is A Christmas Story. I love to tell my kids: "you'll shoot your eye out!" and other corny things from the movie...


vvb32 reads said...

been meaning to watch c in c for awhile. what a great opportunity to finally do so. i'm in.
vvb32 at

my favorite holiday movie is Terry Pratchett's Hogfather.

Melissa (My words and pages) said...

I have to say I don't think I have ever seen this movie. I am surprised that I have not.

I would have to say my favorite christmas movie is White Christmas with Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye. I love the old singing and dancing. I can't wait to see it come on tv this season.

Mystica said...

I would also have to go with Home Alone 2. I love the Christmas songs however old they are!

Thanks for your generosity. very much the spirit of Christmas.


Amy said...

You know, I've never seen this! but my favorite is It's a Wonderful Life. I love it so much.

Robert William Berg said...

The Muppets Christmas Carol robwillreview at

Milka said...

My favorite Christmas movie is The Holiday. I love Jude Law in that! <3 I also love the Polar Express.

apple blossom said...

Miracle on 34th Street is a good movie.

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