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A Hobo's Christmas (1987)

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)
Harley Cross ...
Bobby Grovner
Helen Stenborg ...
Mrs. Gladys Morgan
Michael Ruud ...
Omaha John Boswell (as Michael Rudd)
Logan Field ...
Lt. Nielsen
Alan Gregory ...
Desk Clerk
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Priest
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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A lovely little story of about how Christmas can bring families back together!
25 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love this story! It is so simple but strikingly true at the same time. With all the classic holiday movie elements such as estrangement of family, pride, humility, sadness, joy and love in every form. I believe the actors are real and the life of a hobo, the "traveling homeless", is something that my children were unaware of. The scenery of Salt Lake City in winter is beautiful and feels as cold on the screen as I'm sure it is. This was a TV movie and thus the levels of excellence that some people expect from every film is unrealistic. My test of good Holiday fare is does it make you feel good or inspired after you've watched it? This cute little movie does both for me!


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