Sunday, December 10, 2023

Roku Picks for December

We are quickly heading into the Christmas holiday season and that means it is time to pull out some classic holiday films to watch. Many of the old-time favorites (Little Women, A Christmas Carol) are not available for free viewing on any streaming service but there are a handful of gems hidden among the free apps that feature Christmas sequences. We have highlighted those in green, along with listing some other picks for December. If you do not have a Roku or other streaming device, all of these programs are free to view on the websites listed below. 


A Night to Remember (1958) 

South Pacific (1958) 

Flower Drum Song (1961)

Battle of Britain (1969) 

Aces High (1976) 

A Christmas Carol (1984) 

TV Shows

The Abbott and Costello Christmas Show

Car 54, Where Are You? (1961) 

Gidget (1965) 

Man in a Suitcase (1967)

The Protectors 

Tubi TV

Forever and a Day (1943) 

Millions Like Us (1943) 

The Bishop's Wife (1947) 

Madeleine (1947) 

The Great Rupert (1950)

Jungle Drums of Africa (1953) 

Shower of Stars: A Christmas Carol (1954)

The Admirable Crichton (1957)

Mysterious Island (1961) 

Winter-a-Go-Go (1965) 

The Carpenters - Behind the Music (Documentary)

The Bing Crosby Color Christmas Show

The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour Christmas Special

Also, check out our post Holiday Specials on Tubi as most of these specials are still available for viewing. 

Pluto TV

Stella Dallas (1937) 

The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)

Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) 

Ace in the Hole (1951) 

African Queen (1951) 

The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)

High Noon (1952)

Roman Holiday (1953)

The Big Country (1958)

The Vikings (1958)

The World of Henry Orient (1964)

Fitzwilly (1967)

Yours, Mine and Ours (1968)

Beach Party (also Muscle Beach Party and Beach Blanket Bingo)

Other Random Recommendations

A Christmas Carol (1949) - Peacock TV

Ski Party ( if you enjoy the Beach Party series ) - FreeVee app

Scrooge (1970) - Fawesome Drama app

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1 comment:

  1. Thanks for this lineup. Having recently lost TCM, I'm going to be on the lookout for other options.