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A Holiday for Love (1996)

Christmas in My Hometown (original title)
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
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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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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 »

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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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Holiday for Love, A (1996) (TV)
8 October 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Melissa Gilbert and Tim Matheson are terrific together. They have a strong chemistry on screen. I also love Noel, the daughter, and all the cast. This is such a wonderful, inspiring, homey, family oriented movie. I hope strongly they make a video. I want it so badly.


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