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The Gift of Love (1978)

TV Movie  -  Drama | Romance  -  8 December 1978 (USA)
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Beth Atherton
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Rudi Miller
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Agnes
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Constance Schuyler
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William Schuyler
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O'Henry and Narrator
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Alfred Browning
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Mary O'Halloran
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Franz Hollner
Fred Stuthman ...
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Maeve O'Halloran
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Hack Driver
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This is the story of two people, from totally different backgrounds and social status. The boy is a Swiss immigrant working to help his impoverished family, and the girl comes from an affluent family, and who is also engaged to someone, whom she really doesn't know or care. And she also doesn't tell him who she is. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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8 December 1978 (USA)  »

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A szerelem ajándéka  »

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Rudi Miller: Never before have I see hair of such luxurious length. Tell me, has it never been cut?
Beth Atherton: No.
Rudi Miller: Then whoever issued that command was very wise!
Beth Atherton: It was my father, and he did not issue commands. I had Scarlett Fever when I was three, and I had to have my hair cut off. When it grew back, my father asked me never to cut it again... and I never will.
Rudi Miller: You speak of you father in a past tense. Nicht wahr?
Beth Atherton: Both my parents died when I was a child.
Rudi Miller: Yesterday?
Beth Atherton: I'm 18!
Rudi Miller: [laughs] Forgive me?
Beth Atherton: Ok. Now please get out.
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Touching Love Story
19 February 2000 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

I thought that this was a very cute, touching love story. Marie Osmond always has such a kindness and sweetness about her that I couldn't help but care for her character and feel for her when she was being forced into a arranged marriage all the while her heart was with another man. I thought that the movie was very well done and it is the type of movie you walk away moved by.


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