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The Littlest Angel (1969)

Not Rated | | Family, Fantasy | TV Movie 6 December 1969
A little shepherd boy, newly arrived in Heaven, tries to adjust to life in the Hereafter.

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Michael
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Patience the Guardian Angel
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Gabriel
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God
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Angel of the Peace
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Democritus
George Rose ...
Celestial Psychopomp
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The Flying Mistress
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The Father
Evelyn Russell ...
The Mother
Cris Alexander ...
Raphael
George Blackwell ...
The Coach Driver
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The Scribe I
Lu Leonard ...
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Adapted from the book by Charles Tazewell. Michael, a shepherd boy living in Biblical times, finds himself transported to Heaven on his eighth birthday. Michael doesn't fully understand where he is, or why he's there. A guardian angel named Patience is given the task of showing Michael the joys of Heaven and helping him find his place in the Hereafter. Written by Eugene Kim <genekim@concentric.net>

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6 December 1969 (USA)  »

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Littlest Angel (#19.2)  »

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Re-staged from 6-12-69 (eps 19.2) See more »

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Heaven must have very dirty clouds because the bottom of Gabriel's bare feet are very dirty and can be seen has he and Michael are looking down on Earth from their perch in Heaven. See more »

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Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

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Michael, The little shepherd makes good.
1 December 2007 | by See all my reviews

This is a movie I remember seeing as a little girl, not when it first came out but in reruns. I loved this simple story of Michael who discovers even though he is small he has a lot to offer. As events change his world as he knows it. He meets a slew of Heavenly people to help him adjust along the way. With the help of Patience (His Guardian Angel) he decides the best thing to do is to try to fit in. By doing so he is bestowed the ultimate gift due to his unselfishness. The props, and the look of this film is a bit to be desired, but the story fits right into the Christmas mood and the music will stay with you for years. It is the most endearing memory I have of this film. Listen to the words,sing along with the songs and enjoy the story of The Littlest Angel.


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