Old Christmas Black and White Movies for You This December

There is nothing bad in going back a few decades this holiday, that’s why this article will give you old Christmas movies in black and white for you this December.

Old Christmas Black and White Movies for You This December
Old Christmas Black and White Movies for You This December

Most people prefer to watch contemporary Christmas movies acted with bright lights and colours. One reason is that children love the glows of some films when they are displayed on the TV.

Old Christmas Black and White Movies for You This December

Meanwhile, when some people hear of Christmas classics, they feel it’s boring. However, black-and-white movies tend to remind us of the time when life was a bit simpler. And there are lots of interesting ones that you can watch this season.

With streaming services like Netflix, HBO Max, Disney+, Amazon Prime, and more, you can easily find lots of Christmas classic movies to watch this December.

Well check out the list below of the old Christmas movies, black and white you’ll enjoy watching

Remember the Night (1940)

A young lady is caught shoplifting just before Christmas by a District Attorney. However, moved by pity due to the Christmas season, he arranges for her bail and takes her home to be with his family for the holiday. Along the way, they fall in love.

However, his mother disapproves of her (the lady- Lee) and asks her to leave. Not wanting to cause any trouble, Lee agrees to leave the man she loves.

The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

This is one Christmas classic movie you’ll enjoy watching this holiday. This romantic film tells the story of two employees at a gift shop who can’t stand each other. Unknowingly to them, the anonymous pen pals they are falling in love with are each other!

Christmas in Connecticut (1945)

Christmas in Connecticut narrates the life of a young unmarried city magazine writer who pretends to be fam wife and mother. In this storyline, she falls in love with a returning war hero. This is one perfect Christmas classic romantic comedy movie for you to watch this season.

The Bishop’s Wife (1947)

This is one of the Christmas movies without Santa Claus in it. In this narrative, a bishop finds it challenging to raise the money needed to build a cathedral. So, he prays to heaven to send help. He is immediately visited by an angel. However, this angel is caught up in the building of the cathedral.

As Christmas draws near, the bishop grows envious of the angel’s charm on his wife. The bishop soon realizes that he has to do something about it. This movie is a romantic comedy you’ll enjoy.

It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) is an American Christmas drama movie. This movie narrates the story of a man, George Bailey, who believes that he has lots of problems in life. And he wishes to end it all by taking his life.

However, as George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian Angel (Clarence). This angel then shows how his town would have been if not for his contribution over the years.

Scrooge (1951)

This is also another interesting Christmas classic movie to watch. This movie tells the story of a man, Ebenezer Scrooge, who has no interest in festivities. However, the ghost of his late partner appears warning him that he will be visited by three more spirits. And these spirits will show the coldhearted man the error of his behaviour.

Holiday Inn (1942)

Holiday Inn is a Christmas classic movie filled with drama, romance, and comedy. And you’ll definitely enjoy the music and comedy in this movie.

A Miracle on the 34th Street (1947)

After a divorced New York mother hires an old man to act as Santa at Macy’s she becomes surprised by his claim to be the real one. However, his sanity is questioned which leads to a court case to determine mental health and authenticity. Moreover, a lawyer defends him in court and argues that he is not mistaken.

The Thin Man (1934)

In this movie, holidays and murder mysteries goes hand in hand. A retired detective is called back to duty when the father of a young woman mysteriously gets missing. However, along the storyline, they fall in love. And the chemistry between the lead characters is fun to watch.

The Apartment (1960) 

Although this is not strictly a Christmas movie, it is set in the Christmas period. It narrates the story of an insurance clerk who attempts to further his career. He loans out his apartment to his superiors, who unknowingly to him, use it to conduct extra-marital affairs.

Other Old Christmas Black and White Movies for You This December

Some other old black-and-white Christmas movies you’ll enjoy watching with your family this season are

  • The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942).
  • Remember the Night (1940).
  • The Lemon Drop Kid (1951).
  • Beyond the Christmas (1940).
  • The Bells of Saint Mary’s (1945).
  • Bright Eyes (1934).
  • The Cheaters
  • Christmas Eve (1947).
  • Holiday Affair (1949).
  • It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947).
  • Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938).
  • The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942).
  • Miracle of the Bells (1948).
  • White Christmas (1954).
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965).
  • Babes in Toyland (1934).
  • Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938).
  • Meet me in Saint Louis (1944).
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966).
  • I’ll Be Seeing You (1944).
  • Christmas Lilies of the Field (1979).
  • The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek (1943).



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