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A Hobo's Christmas (1987)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  6 December 1987 (USA)
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An old hobo finds the family he walked out on 20 years before.

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Chance Grovner
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Charlie
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Laurie
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Cincinnati Harold
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Biloxi Slim
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Kathy Grovner (as Jamie Mills)
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Bobby Grovner
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Mrs. Gladys Morgan
Michael Ruud ...
Omaha John Boswell (as Michael Rudd)
Logan Field ...
Lt. Nielsen
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Desk Clerk
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Laura Hughes ...
Carolina Blue
Dana Cutrer ...
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Desk Sergeant
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An old hobo finds the family he walked out on 20 years before.

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Chance (Hobo): Courtesy pays big dividends and doesn't cost a penny.
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Over sentimental and totally unrealistic
20 January 2000 | by (Kirkham, England) – See all my reviews

I watched this film over the Christmas period and hoped that it would bring an interesting approach on Christmas time and would get me into the Christmas mood. However it didn't, it was totally predictable and lacked any sort of surprises. A complete disappointment.


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