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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)  »

Also Known As:

El regalo de navidad  »

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What happens to George's baggage after he and Alex climb into Bud's taxi at the Airport? Bud climbs into the taxi and leaves their baggage right there on the ground! (A big brownish bag that George was carrying that falls over to the back). See more »

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Written & Performed by John Denver
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Great Christmas Movie
9 December 2004 | by (Forest City, IA) – See all my reviews

I have seen this movie hundreds of times, and it is probably my favorite Christmas movie of all time. I have also been to Georgetown, CO many times,(where the majority of the movie takes place)and it is probably the most beautiful place I have ever seen, especially at Christmas time, that's when this little town really comes alive. When you walk down Main Street you can still see most of the buildings that were used in the film, and it gives you that warm, fuzzy feeling. For me Christmas just isn't the same if I'm not in Georgetown; it's the greatest place to spend Christmas. John Denver is great, and I hope that everyone enjoys this film because it's a Christmas classic and a family favorite.


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