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?
Actresses Josephine Hutchinson and Dorothy Stickney, who portrayed the elderly Baldwin sisters, passed away within two days of each other in 1998, 27 years after this film was made. See more
In the beginning of the movie, when the children enter the barn with the cow, there is a shot from the floor up to the loft from where the children are throwing down hay. A brand new steel corrugated roof is clearly visible above them. See more
Santa Claus is gonna take one look at that bird poop and he's gonna head right back up the chimney.
Followed by The Waltons
Performed by Cleavon Little, Dorothy Stickney
, Josephine Hutchinson
and Richard Thomas See more