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The Christmas Box (1995)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Fantasy  -  17 December 1995 (USA)
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A ski-shop owner reluctantly moves himself, his wife, and his daughter in to an estate as live-in help for an elderly widow. While struggling to balance his career and family life, he has recurring dreams about an angel.

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A ski-shop owner reluctantly moves himself, his wife, and his daughter in to an estate as live-in help for an elderly widow. While struggling to balance his career and family life, he has recurring dreams about an angel.

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This was Maureen O'Hara's first television film role since The Red Pony (1973) 22 years earlier. She would go on to make two more (one in 1998, the other in 2000) before retiring for good. See more »

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This movie is great!

A must see.

I even watched it in July.

Maureen O'Hara is a class act, and Richard Thomas is a gem. The movie just gets you in the mood.

I love the fact that it starts with the Thanksgiving holiday working its way up to Christmas. The film has a feeling of Christmas' past. The moment of decorating the tree was heartwarming. The portrayal of the little girl and her love is also a warm feeling. The caring for Mrs. Parkin is remarkable. The end was tearful, but also joyful.


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