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Love Comes Softly (2003)

TV Movie  |  TV-PG  |   |  Romance, Western, Drama  |  13 April 2003 (USA)
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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
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Woman in Wagon (as Janet Rotbaltt)
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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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In the book series, the name of Marty's first husband was Clem Claridge. See more »

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During the scene where Clark proposes to her in the rain, a bra strap is visible underneath her wet clothes. Bras weren't invented until the 1910s. A corset would have been worn. See more »

Quotes

Clark Davis: You look beautiful, Missie.
Missie Davis: Thanks, Pa.
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Excellent!
27 May 2003 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I needed the help of a friend to be able to see these movie, but as I heard it airs I couldn't wait until it would air in Germany. Unfortunately it can take years until movies are shown in Germany. These movie is one of these movies I could watch daily. It's wonderful and convincing played - just excellent! Reminds at the Little house in the Prairie . The story is heart warming, the pictures great and Dale Midkiff, Kathrine Heigl and Skye McCole Bartusiak do a terrific job. This movie brings up the wish, there should be more Clark Davis' in these world (thanks to a terrific Dale Midkiff). I wish there would be more movies like this on TV, I enjoyed every second!


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