A SISSYDUDE Holiday Tradition: Truman Capote’s A CHRISTMAS MEMORY starring Geraldine Page


I post this every holiday season on Sissydude because I love it so. David Wagner (I love you for this David) has uploaded the original color version. If you haven’t seen it… please watch. And get out a hanky… the end always makes me weep.

A little earlier than usual. But it just felt right to post it tonight.



Wikipedia: “A Christmas Memory” was adapted for television for ABC Stage 67 by Truman Capote and Eleanor Perry. The production starred Geraldine Page and Donnie Melvin, and Truman Capote was the narrator. Both the teleplay and the program’s star, Geraldine Page, won Emmy Awards.The production also won the coveted Peabody Award.This production is available on video under such titles as ABC Playhouse 67: A Christmas Memory or Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory”. This version starring Geraldine Page was also released in cinemas by Allied Artists in 1969 as part of Truman Capote’s Trilogy.

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