The Walton family is about to celebrate another Christmas. It's during the '30s and the Depression. John Walton promised to be home soon but seems to be late. John-Boy tells his sibs about Christmas and all that stuff. When John hasn't showed for hours, Ma sends John-Boy out to find him. Will John ever get home to celebrate Christmas with his family? This movie spun off the TV series "The Waltons". Written by
Dylan Self <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG for brief mild language
Did You Know?
The program Fibber McGee and Molly that the Walton family is listening to on the radio on Christmas Eve, 1933, originally aired in 1935. See more
When the Baldwin sisters are visited by John boy and Hawthorne, they put on a record that appears to be a 33rpm. The 33rpm wasn't invented until 1948. It would have been a 78rpm record. See more
John Boy, did you go crazy when you were 13.
I didn't have time. I was so busy taking care of YOU CHILDREN!
Away in the Manger
Traditional lyrics, tune attributed variously to William J. Kirkpatrick
(uncredited) or James Murray
Performed by Children Chorus See more