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The Christmas Gift (1986)

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
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Thomas A. Renfield
Gennie James ...
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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Jake Richards
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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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The year the movie was filmed in Georgetown was an exceptionally warm winter and the scenes of the town there was no snow, tractor trailers hauled snow in each night to create the scenes for the next day's shooting. See more »

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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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Love Again
Written & Performed by John Denver
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Excellent story for any age anytime. Great actors!
9 December 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent movie and should be presented every year during the holidays @ Christmas! Beautiful with great acting. John Denver at his best, i,e, sincere, kind, talented, and natural. The town is Georgetown, Colorado and every bit as lovely as in the story.


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