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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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
Richard Waugh ...
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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christmas

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

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10 December 1996 (USA)  »

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A Holiday for Love  »

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Goofs

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 »

Soundtracks

CHRISTMAS IN MY HOMETOWN
Written by Sonny James and John Skye
Courtesy of Acuff-Rose Music, Inc.
Performed by Travis Tritt
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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brilliant movie!!!
25 February 2003 | by (Southampton,England) – See all my reviews

In this movie Melissa Gilbert and Tim Matheson have great chemistry onscreen which brings the movie to life.All the cast bring humour to the movie.I am a fan of both Melissa and Tim so when i saw it was going to be on i knew it was going to be good but it turned out to be great.This movie had everything you could expect from a Melissa movie.I taped it and have now watched it many times,i am hoping to find it on video/dvd somewhere as i feel i am wearing the video i have it on out!!Any who hasnt seen it should,it is great.


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