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The Thanksgiving Promise ()


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A teenage boy is torn between his love for an injured Canadian goose that he has found and his agreement to fatten and kill it for an approaching Thanksgiving dinner for his neighbors.

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Hank Tilby
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Lois Tilby
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Sheryl
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Coach Gruniger
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Mrs. Sudsup
Beau Dremann ...
Alec
Bill Calvert ...
Jason Tilby
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Travis Tilby
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Steve Tilby
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Stewart Larson
Jason Naylor ...
Arnold
Jessica Puscas ...
Jenni Tilby
Joshua Bryant ...
Sam the Vet
Zero Hubbard ...
Jeff
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1st Girl
Scott Nemes ...
1st Boy
Kiblena Peace ...
Emily
Mark Clayman ...
Tommy
Dorothy Dean Bridges ...
Aggie Larson
Allan Dietrich ...
Square Dance Caller
Lucinda Jany ...
Neighbor Lady
Leonard P. Geer ...
Old Man
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Neighbor (uncredited)

Directed by

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Beau Bridges

Written by

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Glenn L. Anderson ... (teleplay)
 
Craig Holyoak ... (teleplay)
 
Peter N. Johnson ... (teleplay)
 
Blaine Yorgason ... (novel "Chester, I Love You")
 
Blaine Yorgason ... (teleplay)
 
Brenton Yorgason ... (novel "Chester, I Love You")

Produced by

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Mel Ferrer ... executive producer
Mark H. Ovitz ... producer
John Garbett ... supervising producer (uncredited)

Music by

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Bruce Broughton

Cinematography by

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Fred J. Koenekamp

Film Editing by

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James T. Heckert

Casting By

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Penny Ellers
Joyce Robinson

Production Design by

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Ida Random

Set Decoration by

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Ethel Robins Richards

Costume Design by

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William Ware Theiss

Makeup Department

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Lance Anderson ... makeup artist
Gregg Mitchell ... hair stylist

Production Management

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Steve Barnett ... unit production manager (as Stephen J Barnett)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Joseph Paul Moore ... second assistant director
R.A. Rondell ... second unit director
Ira Shuman ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Lavar Emert ... property master
Bill Merrett ... set dresser

Sound Department

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Val Kuklowsky ... sound editor
Patrick Mitchell ... production sound mixer

Special Effects by

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Greg C. Jensen ... special effects coordinator (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Margo Baxley ... key costumer
Ronald I. Caplan ... key costumer (as Ron Caplan)

Location Management

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Ryan Rosenberg ... location manager

Music Department

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George Doering ... musician
A. David Marshall ... music editor

Other crew

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Cheryl Denise Edwards ... assistant: to Mr. Ovitz
Gary Gero ... animals: owned and trained by
Mark Jackson ... animals: owned and trained by
June Jordan ... stand-in
Lorna Neal ... production coordinator
Bonnie Prendergast ... script supervisor

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Also Known As
  • The Thanksgiving Promise (United States)
  • Promesa de acción de gracias (Spain)
  • E' tutta colpa dell'oca (Italy)
  • Katkera lupaus (Finland)
  • Ein Mann ein Wort (West Germany)
Runtime
  • 90 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia This is the only production in which Lloyd Bridges, Jeff Bridges and Beau Bridges all appear. See more »

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