The Walton family is about to celebrate another Christmas. It's during the '30s and the Depression. John Walton promised to be home soon but seems to be late. John-Boy tells his sibs about Christmas and all that stuff. When John hasn't showed for hours, Ma sends John-Boy out to find him. Will John ever get home to celebrate Christmas with his family? This movie spun off the TV series "The Waltons". Written by
Dylan Self <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG for brief mild language
Did You Know?
Earl Hamner's two children Scott and Carrie are in the film as two of the children listening to the missionary lady. Carrie is the short-dark-haired girl in a home-made hat and Scott is the boy with paler hair, also wearing a hat. See more
While riding in a the sleigh after turning back from the log in the road, a plastic blaze orange 'keep out' sign in clearly visible in the background. See more
What's the matter with Mary Ellen?
Well, she's just crazy, everybody goes crazy when you're thirteen.
The world is a big round ball! Eight-thousand miles smack through the middle! Waltons Mountain is just a tiny speck on it!
Throw Out the Life Line
Performed by Cleavon Little, with Dorothy Stickney
, Josephine Hutchinson
and Richard Thomas. See more