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A Christmas Wish (2011)

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MARTHA EVANS has been abandoned by her ne'er-do-well husband, who took all their cash and left her homeless and virtually destitute with her two daughters and stepson. Martha leaves town in... See full summary »

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Martha Evans
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Les McCallum
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Joe Hopkins
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Trudy Willis
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Miles Evans (as Kevin Lee Herring III)
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Mel Evans
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Owen Bullington
Page Petrucka ...
Lola Metcalf
Star Herrmann ...
Carol Ann Bullington
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Jeanie Bullington
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Cal Evans
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Carmelita Carnes
Kent Richards ...
Jim Carnes
Shawn Nottingham ...
Frank Rasmussen
Lilee Clyde ...
Lilee Evans
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MARTHA EVANS has been abandoned by her ne'er-do-well husband, who took all their cash and left her homeless and virtually destitute with her two daughters and stepson. Martha leaves town in hopes of finding a job and a place to stay, she finally finds a job at a sleepy rural diner, formerly famous for its home-made root beer. But with her car broken down and the bills piling up, it looks like it's going to be a bleak Christmas for the Evans family. However, there are warm hearts working behind the scenes that ultimately make this the happiest holiday of Martha's life -- a real answer to her prayers... Written by Bryce Fillmore

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Martha Evans: Women are like teabags. You don't know how strong they are until you put them in hot water.
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Pretty good TV Christmas movie
21 November 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Our family likes to watch Christmas movies on the Hallmark Channel. While most of the shows are similar it is a safe network to view family style programs. Some of the shows are so bad we just laugh at poor writing, cheap production values and just plain bad acting. Watch "The National Tree" and you'll know what I mean. "A Christmas Wish" was on par with some of the better programs. While the story was familiar to many Hallmark movies the dialog was a cut above. The show was actually filmed during the winter instead of summer with fake snow scattered around. There were some cute moments which caused us to laugh out loud (in a good way), but perhaps what this Christmas movie had that the others did not was the true meaning of the season. Although not over bearing it did mention the birth of Christ and the importance faith plays in our lives. Overall a good effort.


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