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The Christmas Wife (1988)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 12 December 1988
A widower not wanting to face his first Christmas alone responds to an ad for "social introductions".

Director:

David Hugh Jones

Writers:

Helen Norris (short story), Catherine Ann Jones (teleplay) (as Katherine Ann Jones)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jason Robards ... John Tanner
Julie Harris ... Iris
Don Francks ... Social Arranger
James Eckhouse ... Jim Tanner (as Jim Eckhouse)
Patricia Hamilton ... Dora
Deborah Grover Deborah Grover ... Micki
David Gardner David Gardner ... Harry
Tom Harvey Tom Harvey ... Jack
Christopher Andrade Christopher Andrade ... Tommy
Steven Andrade Steven Andrade ... Tim
Bill Lynn Bill Lynn ... Santa Claus
Helen Frost Helen Frost ... Woman in Restaurant
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A widower not wanting to face his first Christmas alone responds to an ad for "social introductions".

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Una esposa para Navidad See more »

Filming Locations:

Ontario, Canada See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A widower searches for companionship during the holidays...
28 December 2000 | by alison-7See all my reviews

I saw this movie 2 days before Jason Robards' death. He is such a fine actor, I will miss him. --- The movie is about a widower who doesn't want to spend Christmas alone. He contacts an agency to set him up with a woman who is also in need of company. The drama unfolds as the two spend the holiday together. Very touching, heartfelt movie.


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