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A Holiday for Love (1996)
"Christmas in My Hometown" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Family | Romance  -  10 December 1996 (USA)
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A man is sent to a small town to assess which of the workers in the local factory that supplies the town with jobs should get the boot when the downsizing begins. He gets sidetracked when he falls in love with a local, a cute single mom.

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Jacob (Jake) Peterson
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Emma Murphy
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Margie
Jack Jessop ...
Happy
Bernard Behrens ...
Gosling
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Joe Marsdon
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Cal Marsdon
Travis Tritt ...
Sheriff Tom Uhll
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Justin
Camille James ...
Katie (as Camille James-Adams)
George King ...
George
Ann Holloway ...
Sue
Paul O'Sullivan ...
Ed
Roger Dunn ...
Hal
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A man is sent to a small town to assess which of the workers in the local factory that supplies the town with jobs should get the boot when the downsizing begins. He gets sidetracked when he falls in love with a local, a cute single mom.

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Sometimes You Have to Lose Your Way to Find Your Heart.

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A Holiday for Love  »

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Home Hardware is a major Canadian retail chain. They are not in the US. Yet their plainly labeled storefront is clearly visible on the main street of "Athens Nebraska." See more »

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WHERE THE CORN DON'T GROW
Written by Roger Murrah and Mark Springer
Courtesy of Tom Collins Music Corp/Murrah Music Corp.
Performed by Travis Tritt
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Christmas In My Hometown / Holiday For Love
6 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This wonderful movie is available through Amazon. Use the title Holiday For Love. That's where I got mine. It's one of my very favorites! Melissa Gilbert is so believable in this movie. It's one of her best - and she has a long list of great movies!! She's one of my favorite actresses of all time. Michelle Tractenberg (plays her daughter, Noel) is also absolutely great. What a natural little actress she was at the time this movie was made. She was in Ice Princess a few years ago. She's grown up and is still a beautiful and accomplished actress. If you haven't seen this movie, get a copy right away. I'm sure it will be one of your favorites, too! C. Rutherford


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