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Love Comes Softly (2003)

A young woman on her way to a new life in the 1800's suddenly finds herself a widow. Now she must live with a recently widowed young man and his daughter. Can any of them find love again?

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Aaron Claridge dies while leading his pregnant wife Marty, an East coast teacher, on the wagon trail to the West. Destitute and unprotected, she accepts a marriage of convenience with widower Clark Davis to help raise his brat daughter Missie all winter, in spring he's prepared to pay for her return. Missie is hostile to 'mother substitute', but as the months pass Clark achieves a rapprochement. Written by KGF Vissers

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Marriage was the deal. Love was the surprise.


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Katherine Heigl had to learn how to milk a cow for her role as Marty Claridge. See more »

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When Marty first arrives at the Davis homestead and Clarke offers her some ham, as she picks up a piece it can be seen that the piece is spiral sliced ham. The invention and patenting of the spiral slicing method for ham wasn't until 1949 by the founder of the Honeybaked Ham company. See more »

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Marty Claridge: [a letter that Marty writes to Clark] Dear Clark, the wagon train will be leaving soon, but I don't want to go. Ask me to stay. Love, Marty.
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Love Comes Softly
9 February 2005 | by (charlotte, NC) – See all my reviews

Don't try to compare the book and the movie. Just love each of them in their own right. The only things they have in common are a hand full of the names and the chicken beak clip. Neither one should be discarded because it isn't identical to the other one. I was thrilled to see the commercials stating that it was coming out. For some reason Hollywood seems to think that viewers want to see practically pornography and blood and guts 24/7, but sometimes you just want something calm. I love Dale Midkiff. I've been a fan of his since Time Trax and The Magnificent Seven so I was definitely glad to see him again. He makes those 1800's hats look...Wow! I would love to be able to collect a hug from him. This was my first time seeing Katherine Heigl in action, and I like her too. My only thing there was I'm sick of hearing women give birth on screen, but it wasn't her fault that was in the script. I wish I knew how to contact Michael Landon, Jr. so I could tell him about Lori Wick's 'The Californians' series and 'A Place Called Home' series. Also Lori Copeland's book 'Hope' would be a humdinger to film, she is hilarious. If you want a pleasant evening, watch this movie or read the book both are good in their own way. Rita


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