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The Olden Days Coat (1981)

While at her grandmother's house, a ten-year-old girl finds a coat in the closet. As she inspects it, she is suddenly taken back in time.

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Bruce Pittman

Writers:

Margaret Laurence (original story), Susan Marcus (screenplay)
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Complete credited cast:
Megan Follows ... Sal
Kate Parr Kate Parr ... Sarah
Doris Petrie Doris Petrie ... Gran
Daniel Buccos Daniel Buccos ... Dad
Sylvia Kelly Sylvia Kelly ... Mom
Priscilla Oxendine Priscilla Oxendine ... Becky
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While at her grandmother's house, a ten-year-old girl finds a coat in the closet. As she inspects it, she is suddenly taken back in time.

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Winner 1981 Bijou Award Best Dramatic Films Under 30 Minutes. See more »

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Nice Little Film
8 September 2016 | by Christmas-ReviewerSee all my reviews

Truly a classic by one of Canada's finest authors Ten-year-old Sal is disappointed when she and her parents spend Christmas at her grandmother's house, instead of at home, like they did before Grandpa died.

What is nice about this film is that not everything is spelled out to the viewer. It lets you in its world and lets your create the ending you want. The acting is very good. The film makers did a wonderful job. This film is usually comes in a DVD set with other films.

This film is worth seeking out. Running Time is 20 minutes. Its 20 minutes of magic.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1981 (USA) See more »

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