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The Wish That Changed Christmas (1991)

Ivy, an orphan wants a grandmother and a doll for Christmas. She mistakes a sign greeting her into a town, she jumps off a bus and shouts, "It's me, Ivy!". In the cold she looks for a ... See full summary »

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The Owl (voice)
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Mr. Smith (voice)
Brittany Thornton ...
Ivy (voice)
Lea Floden ...
Holly (voice)
Marc Robinson ...
Peter (voice)
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Mrs. Jones (voice)
William Boyett ...
Officer Jones (voice) (as Bill Boyett)
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Miss Shepherd (voice)
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Mr. Blossom (voice) (as Lindsey Workman)
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Ivy, an orphan wants a grandmother and a doll for Christmas. She mistakes a sign greeting her into a town, she jumps off a bus and shouts, "It's me, Ivy!". In the cold she looks for a grandma unsucessfully. She finally finds a woman who always wanted children and a doll, Holly. Based on the book The Story of Holly and Ivy. Written by VCR

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This is Great
20 December 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you've never seen this special, I recommend watching it. It can be a very basic concept, an orphan wanting to find a family, but it's more than just that. There's a lot of other characters, both humans and toys, that make different contributions to the story. They put much in this short special, but the end result is pretty good. I'm not sure how else to review this movie than by saying that it's great. Such a simple thing with various characters all wanting something better with their lives. Some parts may not be realistic in the end, but it's hard to worry about that in a lot of different movies and specials. I hope that you can see it because I like it and I don't know why others wouldn't.


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