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The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story (1983)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 20 December 1983
After experiencing several stressful situations within a short time --including the failure of the family business and the loss of her mother-- Janet Broderick becomes ill. Falling into a ... See full summary »

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Delbert Mann
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Lee Remick ... Janet Broderick
Angela Lansbury ... Amanda Fenwick
Polly Holliday ... Aunt Minerva
Joe Warren Joe Warren ... Spencer (as Joseph Warren)
Mart Hulswit Mart Hulswit ... Neil
Michael Pearlman ... Michael
Samantha Atkins Samantha Atkins ... Dorothy
Michael Higgins ... Hanibal
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Patricia Berns Patricia Berns ... Rose
James Dodds James Dodds ... Santa Claus
Jim Dodds Jim Dodds
Alexander Harrington Alexander Harrington ... Russell
Zachary Jaydon Zachary Jaydon ... Tommy
Michael Pastryk Michael Pastryk ... Chance Mayfield
Janet Peterson Janet Peterson ... Abigail Prince
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Storyline

After experiencing several stressful situations within a short time --including the failure of the family business and the loss of her mother-- Janet Broderick becomes ill. Falling into a deep sleep, she dreams of returning to her hometown, taking her children with her to meet her deceased loved ones. Perhaps, during a Christmas reunion with her beloved family, she will find the answer to coping with her troubles. Written by afsnowbird

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 December 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story See more »

Filming Locations:

Burlington, Vermont, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Movie should be on video
23 December 2000 | by saphron_starSee all my reviews

My family has had a tape of this movie since the late 80's. It is one of our favorite Christmas movies, and we watch it every Christmas. However, we are missing parts of it, since that was one of the first things I ever taped by myself as a child. It's a shame that such a movie isn't on videotape or dvd.


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