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Sunshine Christmas (1977)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  12 December 1977 (USA)
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A musician, brooding over the marriage of his sometime girlfriend, decides to take his adopted daughter to his home in Texas to celebrate Christmas with his family. While there, he begins ... See full summary »

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A musician, brooding over the marriage of his sometime girlfriend, decides to take his adopted daughter to his home in Texas to celebrate Christmas with his family. While there, he begins to rekindle the relationship he once had with his childhood girlfriend. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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One of the best I have seen.
11 April 2001 | by (united states) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this as a kid. I remember being an excellent movie. I would love to own it on video. I am having a problem locating it. When I ask at video stores they seem not to have a clue. Any suggestions? I was surprised to see it here. So at least I know some one other than me knows its out there.


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