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Christmas in the City (2013)

TV Movie  |  TV-PG  |   |  Drama, Family, Romance  |  7 December 2013 (USA)
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With the threat of having to close her father's candy store, Wendy and her six-year-old daughter Grace travel to the big city in hopes of making extra holiday cash to save the store. When ... See full summary »

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Wendy
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Tom Wolmack
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Angie
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Grace Carroll
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Realtor
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Sexy Santa Helper
Felicia Dillon ...
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Meg Carroll
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Ken Moore
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With the threat of having to close her father's candy store, Wendy and her six-year-old daughter Grace travel to the big city in hopes of making extra holiday cash to save the store. When she's offered a job in the toy department of Wolmans, the city's biggest department store, Wendy can't wait! Her excitement doesn't last long when the store's manager, Teanna, destroys the Christmas spirit throughout the store and replaces Santa with a hunky male underwear model surrounded by elfin "babes." What Teanna is unaware of is that she has in fact sacked the real Santa. Unaware of his real "Santa" status, Wendy reaches out to the old man but it seems even he has given up hope. With her daughter losing faith in the holiday, Wendy realizes she must bring the true meaning of Christmas back to Wolmans before it is too late. Written by Anonymous

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7 December 2013 (USA)  »

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Рождество в городе  »

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The movie shown on the television in the apartment is from another Lifetime movie, Holiday High School Reunion, which had Jon Prescott (Tom) and Josh Crotty (Bruno) as cast members. See more »

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In one scene, Tom is in his office in a red shirt with black tie. A following scene has him sitting at the piano in a red shirt and silver tie. See more »

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Features Holiday High School Reunion (2012) See more »

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Sexy Sells Christmas Toys (and Movies, Too)
14 December 2013 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

When her small-town candy store reaches foreclosure, perky Ashley Williams (as Wendy Carroll) moves to the big city to make her fortune, with cute little daughter Kylie Price (as Grace). You may wonder what girl this age wears lipstick, mascara and earrings to bed. Moving in with actress pal Shanola Hampton (as Angie), Ms. Carroll quickly gets a job at a large department store. Although it's Christmas, businesses are failing all over. Carroll arrives at the same time as tightly-outfitted marketing genius Ashanti (as Teanna Musk), who has been hired to move Wolman's store finances from red to black. Ashanti thinks firing "Santa" (Michael Durrell as Nick) and hiring shirtless young hunks is a good way to get profits up. She also appears to have her hands on handsome Jon Prescott (as Thomas "Tom" Wolman), the son of the store owner. He seems rather slow in asserting himself, but Mr. Prescott could be Carroll's Prince Charming. The Spirit of Christmas might help. Nicely performed, "The First Noel" is a highlight.

**** Christmas in the City (12/7/13) Marita Grabiak ~ Ashley Williams, Jon Prescott, Ashanti, Shanola Hampton


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