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Christmas Eve (1986)
"Christmas Dove" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  22 December 1986 (USA)
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Story of a well-to-do elderly woman, who befriends the homeless and volunteers her time with children, who learns she has an incurable illness and wants desperately to reunite her three grown grand children (who are scattered across the U.S. living their own lives), with their estranged father, her son. She hires a private detective to search for them so as to try to get everyone together on Christmas Eve. Written by <Beanie7739@aol.com>

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Loretta Young at her finest.
13 August 2001 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

A heart warming story line that most can relate to. Loretta Young brings her strength, intelligence and charm to this role. My regret is that I can't find this film on VHS to add to my collection. I would love to be able to enjoy it over and over and over again.


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