Thieves, Elves and Ghosts: Christmas TV in the US and UK
What would Christmastime be without watching at least a couple of the traditional Czech fairy tales, such as Three Wishes for Cinderella (Tři oříšky pro Popelku)? Fairy tales are the Christmas TV favorites here, but in the United States and the United Kingdom, the classic Christmas viewing is rather different.
The United States
In the US, most of the popular Christmas movies have a Christmas message (helping the less fortunate, love of family and friends, or a more direct religious message) or they at least have a Christmas theme, like Santa Claus, elves, or just taking place at Christmastime. Here are a few of the all‑time greats.