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I'll Be Home for Christmas (1988)

The Bundy family try to have a good family Christmas, despite World War 2.

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Joseph Bundy
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Martha Bundy
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Leah Bundy
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Aaron Copler
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Terrel Bundy
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Davey Bundy
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Nora Bundy
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Isaiah Cawley
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Mike Bundy
Harvey Vernon ...
Pastor Marcus
John Shepherd ...
Greg
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George
Chuck Ramage ...
(as Charles Ramage Nelson)
Tarrish Potter
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The Bundy family try to have a good family Christmas, despite World War 2.

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12 December 1988 (USA)  »

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A Rockport Christmas  »

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I'll Be Home for Christmas
© Gannon & Kent Music 1943, Reserved 1971
Words by Kim Gannon
Music by Walter Kent
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Some Capra, some Currier & Ives and some Waltons
9 December 2003 | by (Belmont, CA) – See all my reviews

There is another film out by the same name which I caught by accident. What that film did was to expose the superiority of this one. This cast was comprised of veteran pros and lesser known but up and coming at the time (now most have achieved a measure of fame probably never expected by them!). As ensembles go it was really delightful. As messages go it was both touching and beautifully presented.

Very simple in the manner of less splashy Christmas tales. The storyline makes sense and relies on no fancy gimmicks or icky plot turns.

Heartwarming and simple and a lovely cast. It's a keeper.


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