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When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn. To help cope with looking after Molly, he hires sassy housekeeper Corrina Washington, who coaxes Molly out of her shell and shows father and daughter a whole new way of life. Manny and Corrina's friendship delights Molly and enrages the other townspeople. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>

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They needed a family. What they got was magic. See more »

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Rated PG for thematic material | See all certifications »

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26 August 1994 (USA)  »

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$20,160,000 (USA)
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This was K.T. Stevens' final film before her death on June 13, 1994 at the age of 74. See more »

Goofs

When telling Manny that she is quitting, Corrina takes off her gloves, but she has them back on again soon after. See more »

Quotes

Molly: Grandpa, can you hear me?
Grandpa Harry: [nods]
Molly: Make Daddy marry Corrina, okay?
Grandpa Harry: [nods]
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Features Queen for a Day (1956) See more »

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PUDDIN' JINGLE
Written by Fred Kaz & Jessie Nelson
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Love has no boundaries
7 November 1998 | by (Vallejo, Ca) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful film with wonderful Christian values. Whoopie Goldberg plays a good woman who is sent to help a family deal with the horrible reality of death. She not only brings love back into the household, but also magic.

This is a great movie for all ages. My kids loved it. They wanted to watch it again and again.

Enjoy!


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