By Michael Slezak
Updated December 25, 2008 at 04:00 PM EST

“Susan, I speak French but that doesn’t make me Joan of Arc.” –Doris Walker (Maureen O’Hara), responding to her daughter’s observation that a Macy’s Santa’s unexpected ability to speak Dutch to a young girl might mean he’s the real thing, in 1947’s Miracle on 34th Street