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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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Mrs. Mooney
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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: [after revealing Beth's now short hair] Your hair! What have you done?
Beth Atherton: Please don't look at me like that! I had to! It was Christmas Eve, and my heart was just bursting with love that... there was this place where you can sell hair to make wigs, and I had no money and... here open this.
[Hands him his present. Rudy opens the present and reveals a small watch chain]
Beth Atherton: It's for your watch. You know how you cherish it, and I'm always afraid you'll lose it!
Rudi Miller: [Slowly hands Beth her present] .
[Whispers]
Rudi Miller: ...
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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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