Episode Detail: The Miracle on 34th Street - Hour of Stars
TV adaptation of 1947's “The Miracle on 34th Street” stars Thomas Mitchell as “a nice man with a white beard” who is hired as a department-store Santa and hopes to convince a very serious little girl (Sandy Descher) that he's the real deal. Doris: Teresa Wright. Gaily: Macdonald Carey. Shellhammer: Hans Conried. Sawyer: John Abbott. Mara: Dick Foran. Judge: Ray Collins. Macy: Don Beddoe. Dr. Pierce: Whit Bissell. Shopper: Sara Berner.