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An American Girl Holiday (2004)
"Samantha: An American Girl Holiday" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  Family | Drama  -  23 November 2004 (USA)
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Set in 1904, "American Girls" revolves around Samantha as she moves in with her grandmother and learns how to become a proper Victorian young lady.

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Kindhearted Samantha Parkington's world starts to change the day Nellie O'Malley walks into her life. Nellie, her father, and her two little sisters have moved in next door to be servants for the Ryland family. Though they come from completely different backgrounds, Samantha and Nellie become fast friends. The girls turn to each other in happiness and sorrow, adventure and danger, and grow to be as close as even two sisters could be. But nothing could prepare them for the life-altering surprises that lie ahead! Written by American Girl Website

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When Samantha hears Uncle Gard's horn, she starts running home but turns around to say goodbye to Bridget and Jenny, then continues to run towards Uncle Gard. The next shot shows Samantha has not yet passed Bridget and Jenny even though the previous shot shows her turning around revealing that she has already passed the two girls. See more »

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Nellie O'Malley: First snow. Do you think we're dreaming?
Samantha: If we are, I hope I never wake up.
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Touched my heart!
26 November 2004 | by See all my reviews

This is the kind of movie that leaves you with a magical, wonderful, warm feeling. It was full of warmth, kindness, giving, bravery, joy,loyalty, beauty... The scenery was beautiful as well and complimented the wonderful storyline, which takes place in the early 1900s. Samantha is shipped off to New York, where she misses her home town and friends. In New York, however, she shows great strength and bravery as we are taken along her adventure. Children and adults alike can enjoy this movie, and Samantha, for the most part, is a wonderful role-model for young girls. I wish more movies were made of this high quality! This movie was an absolute delight, and I thoroughly enjoyed it.


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