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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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Cast

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George Billings
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Susan
Edward Winter ...
Thomas A. Renfield
Gennie James ...
Alexandra 'Alex' Billings
Pat Corley ...
Bud Sawyer
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Henrietta Sawyer
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Robert Truesdale (as James Callahan)
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Jake Richards
Anne Haney ...
Clara Huckle
Harvey Vernon ...
Hank Huckle
Twirp Anderson ...
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Receptionist Louella
William Eric Bookland ...
Scruff
Ann Bradley ...
Helen the Maid (as Anne H. Bradley)
Cash Cashman ...
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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)  »

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El regalo de navidad  »

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Although no passengers are picked up or dropped off, the rear door handle on Bud's taxi is in a different position from scene to scene. See more »

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Written & Performed by John Denver
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A family favorite
4 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Even if I had never seen or heard of Georgetown, CO, this would be a sweet little movie. But my dad was born and raised there, and those are my uncle's horses you see pulling the sleigh! So this movie is very special to me. A lot of the interiors are shot in buildings and houses I recognize, and are very realistic. The story is a little hokey, but Georgetown is that kind of magical place where things like that COULD happen. John Denver was a better actor than a lot of people give him credit for. Mary Wickes plays the kind of "common-sense lady with a lot of sass" she played so well in many other films, most notably "White Christmas". I usually don't get to go out there in the winter, so I like to see this movie at Christmas time to "tide me over" until my next trip!


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