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It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (1984)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Family  -  15 December 1984 (USA)
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Mickey Rooney plays Mike Halligan, a retired cop from Manhattan living in California with his family who decides to show his grandson, who has never seen snow before, what a real white ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Mike Halligan
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Robbie Westin
Barrie Youngfellow ...
Kate Westin
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Arch Angel
Gary Bayer ...
Rick Westin
William Griffis ...
Wiley Boggs
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Chris
Hamilton Camp ...
Meek Angel
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Mr. Bibbs (as Elisha Cook)
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Mr. Jones
Wynn Irwin ...
Santini
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Ramos
Barbette Tweed ...
Joanie
Lew Horn ...
Johnson
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Cindy Mills
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Mickey Rooney plays Mike Halligan, a retired cop from Manhattan living in California with his family who decides to show his grandson, who has never seen snow before, what a real white Christmas in New York is like. But he dies from a sudden heart attack in which Halligan makes a deal with the Archangel of Heaven to return to Earth for a week until Christmas and show his grandson the seasonal glories of New York City. Written by Anonymous

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new york | christmas | angel

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15 December 1984 (USA)  »

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Engel auf Abwegen  »

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Wonderful Christmas fun!
22 December 1999 | by (Baltimore, Maryland, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie offers a humorous look at the meaning of life and the holiday season. Mickey Rooney plays a retired NY City police detective who dies and is sent back from heaven to find a missing Christmas angel. While he and his grandson search for the angel, who was on a mission to spread Christmas cheer, they find that Christmas, and life, is what you make of it. Excellent for all ages.


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