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A Christmas Memory (1997)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Family  |  21 December 1997 (USA)
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A boy, Buddy, whose parents have split and whose mother is an actress in New York, has been dumped in the south at the small-town home of some older cousins, all of whom are unmarried. ... See full summary »

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Callie
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Rachel
Esther Scott ...
Anna Stabler
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Buddy
Jimmie F. Skaggs ...
Haha Jones
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Adult Buddy (as Robert Treveiler)
Dan Albright ...
Grocer
Reynolds Allen ...
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Suzi Bass ...
Rachel's Mother
Dan Biggers ...
Reverend Dickson
Lala Cochran ...
Lazy Wife
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Farley Wood
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A boy, Buddy, whose parents have split and whose mother is an actress in New York, has been dumped in the south at the small-town home of some older cousins, all of whom are unmarried. Buddy brings life to the house and develops a close friendship with one of the older, simpler ladies, Sook. Buddy and Sook undertake many adventures together, including the baking of 31 fruit-cakes which they give as Christmas presents, even mailing them to President and Mrs. Roosevelt and Jean Harlowe! Just before Christmas, one of the older cousins begins to wonder if it is best for Buddy to be living with them... Written by Jeff Hole <jeffhole@aol.com>

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An annual Christmas favorite!
9 December 2005 | by (New Hampshire) – See all my reviews

I first fell in love with this story when I listened to the book on tape 1993. I was thrilled to see it was made into a movie! Although some of the story and characters have been changed, the message is still there. I only wish that I could find this on DVD!! I thought Patty duke was great as Miss Sook and Eric Lloyd did a fantastic job as Buddy. For that matter, everyone was wonderful in this movie. It puts more than a tear in my eye and a lump in my throat every year, not to mention a chuckle or two! Does anyone know where/if this is available to purchase? I only have a home recorded copy on VHS and it's seen better days!


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