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The Christmas Gift (1986)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  21 December 1986 (USA)
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A widowed New York City architect and his young daughter take a Christmas vacation and end up in a small mystical town in Colorado where everyone believes in Santa Claus.

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George Billings
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Susan
Edward Winter ...
Thomas A. Renfield
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Alexandra 'Alex' Billings
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Bud Sawyer
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Henrietta Sawyer
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Robert Truesdale (as James Callahan)
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Anne Haney ...
Clara Huckle
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Hank Huckle
Twirp Anderson ...
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Receptionist Louella
William Eric Bookland ...
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Ann Bradley ...
Helen the Maid (as Anne H. Bradley)
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A widowed New York City architect and his young daughter take a Christmas vacation and end up in a small mystical town in Colorado where everyone believes in Santa Claus.

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21 December 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El regalo de navidad  »

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George gets upset when the Post Office won't mail his film. He complains about "letter day" causing the problem. However, since it is a Sunday, if it was not letter day the Post Office would have been closed anyway, and there would have been no pick-up regardless. See more »

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Who stole the nativity?
18 December 2004 | by (Dillon, Co) – See all my reviews

Living just down the Hwy from Georgetown, Co...I remember this movie well and thought it was great! The story seems like something John would do even in real life, but there is something that I will always remember most about the movie. For those of you who don't live in Denver...every Christmas, the city of Denver, Co puts up a fabulous display of lights and decorations at the Civic Center in downtown Denver. Well...as it so happened, during the filming of this movie, a Nativity scene was needed. So...it was borrowed from the Civic Center display...with permission, by the way! Someone had forgotten to advice the powers that be, and it was reported stolen! A frantic search began with law enforcement for a few days. Finally, someone spoke up and remembered loaning it to the film crew in Georgetown! It was returned and put back where it belonged! As it turns out...it wasn't featured all that much in the movie...you can barely see it during the Christmas show with the children. It did create quit a disturbance though...


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