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The Lost Valentine (2011)

TV-PG | | Drama, Romance | TV Movie 30 January 2011
Lucas Thomas's grandmother Caroline returns every Valentine's Day to the station where, at their then first wedding anniversary, she waved off to the pacific war theatre in 1944 naval pilot... See full summary »

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Lucas Thomas's grandmother Caroline returns every Valentine's Day to the station where, at their then first wedding anniversary, she waved off to the pacific war theatre in 1944 naval pilot Neil, officially still missing in action. Lucas, a former baseball star and reputable physiotherapist about to publish, tells the story to a station manager, who assigns the item to Susan Allison. She gets involved and befriends Caroline, but resists her crush on Lucas on account of an already soulless engagement with international reporter Andrew Hawthorne. Caroline's mild cardiac crisis seems to ruin everything. Written by KGF Vissers

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Love can stand the test of time.

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Drama | Romance

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30 January 2011 (USA)  »

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Lost Valentine (#60.2)  »

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Goofs

"Dream A Little Dream of Me" is played at the end as Caroline remembers her husband from their time together. However, the song is the version sung by Doris Day, which was not recorded until 1957. See more »

Quotes

Young Caroline: [Reads] The navy department regrets to inform you that your husband Neil Thomas is missing following action...
Young Caroline: He's not dead, I mean they don't know. Missing isn't dead. My husbands not dead, missing is not dead.
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Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

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An absolute must see.
30 January 2011 | by (NYC, United States) – See all my reviews

Here is a story that so could have easily gotten out of hand, but it didn't. It stayed quite believable from beginning to end, with solid direction, writing, cinematography, and production from music to costumes. All the actors gave solid performances, but Betty White is in her glory here. Capping a life time before the cameras playing every part from bubble-head wife, to game show staple, to man-chasing TV "Home Maker" to senior Nordic-American widow, we now have a consummate pro, the caliber of Tracey or Heburn in their latter days giving a performance that is total "Emmy" caliber all the way. If you some how missed this, catch a rebroadcast, or put it on your purchase or rental list when it appears on DVD or Blu-Ray disc. You will not be disappointed. One caveat: Have the box of tissue handy because Betty's gonna get you!


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