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Home for Christmas (1990)

| Drama, Family | TV Movie
An old thief befriends a young child.

Director:

Peter McCubbin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mickey Rooney ... Elmer
Simon Richards Simon Richards ... Reg Spencer
Lesley Kelly Lesley Kelly ... Barb Spencer
Chantellese Kent Chantellese Kent ... Amanda Spencer
Noah Plener Noah Plener ... Justin Spencer
Joel Kaiser Joel Kaiser ... Sam Whitney
Susan Hamann ... Marla Whitney
Ken McKenzie Ken McKenzie ... Archie Whitney
Hersh Kalles Hersh Kalles ... Courtney Whitney
Karen Inwood Karen Inwood ... Jessica
Ken Innes Ken Innes ... The Handyman
Peter Ferri ... Oscar
Paul Babiak Paul Babiak ... Morris
John Tench ... Mugger
Alberta Davidson Alberta Davidson ... Marie
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An old thief befriends a young child.

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Mickey Rooney steals your heart in this magical festive family drama... See more »

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Ein Opa zu Weihnachten See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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The book that Archie is seen reading is the 1988 biography of the former world heavyweight boxing champion, "Joe Louis: 50 Years an American Hero", written by Joe Louis Barrow Jr and Barbara Munder. See more »

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Featured in Sprockets: Hollywood Babes (1991) See more »

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Good King Wenceslas
(uncredited)
Written by John M. Neale and Thomas Helmore
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A decent little Christmas tear-jerker
20 February 1999 | by Boo-21See all my reviews

Good performances and a touch of the supernatural help along a solid sentimental journey.

McCubbin's directing is impressively understated, and we'd like to see a little more. Where is this guy?


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