This is another unknown Christmas song from Here's Love, Meredith Willson's adaptation of Miracle on 34th Street. This particular song, "That Man Over There," is not a gem, but it's lively and fun. It comes in the big courtroom scene, when R.H. Macy is put on the stand to testify, and he realizes that, as far as he's concerned, Kris is indeed the big guy. It's sung by Paul Reed and the rest of the courtroom and singing and dancing break out...
Robert J. Elisberg is a two-time recipient of the Lucille Ball Award for comedy screenwriting. He's written for film, TV, the stage, and two best-selling novels, is a regular columnist for the Writers Guild of America and was for the Huffington Post. Among his other writing, he has a long-time column on technology (which he sometimes understands), and co-wrote a book on world travel. As a lyricist, he is a member of ASCAP, and has contributed to numerous publications.
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