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A Walton Wedding (1995)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 12 February 1995
In 1964, John-Boy Walton is planning his wedding to Janet Gilchrist, the editor of a New York fashion magazine and the daughter of a diplomat. The two of them plan a small wedding and he ... See full summary »

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Earl Hamner Jr. (characters) (as Earl Hamner), Claire Whitaker | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Thomas ... John-Boy
Ralph Waite ... John Walton
Michael Learned ... Olivia Walton
Jon Walmsley ... Jason Walton
Judy Norton ... Mary Ellen Walton
Mary Beth McDonough ... Erin Walton Northridge (as Mary McDonough)
Eric Scott ... Ben Walton
David W. Harper ... Jim-Bob Walton (as David Harper)
Kami Cotler ... Elizabeth Walton
Kate McNeil ... Janet Gilchrist
Joe Conley ... Ike
Ronnie Claire Edwards ... Corabeth Walton
Holland Taylor ... Aunt Flo
Ellen Corby ... Grandma Walton
Diane Baker ... Charlotte Gilchrist
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Storyline

In 1964, John-Boy Walton is planning his wedding to Janet Gilchrist, the editor of a New York fashion magazine and the daughter of a diplomat. The two of them plan a small wedding and he invites the family and friends from Walton's Mountain to come to New York for the celebration. However, Janet's Aunt Flo has other ideas and begins to take over their wedding preparations. Added to the wedding plan stress, John-Boy is also trying to write an article about his Grandma, but decides that he needs to go home to escape the wedding preparations, as well as to reunite with his grandmother and fill in some gaps leaving Janet in New York trying to prevent her wedding from getting out of hand. But she too leaves the city and heads for Walton's Mountain to plan their wedding there. Meanwhile, Olivia has decided that the time is right for her to return to school and she enrolls in a class at Boatwright University. Being a married woman, with a family, returning to study makes her lecturer wonder ... Written by Matt Patay

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Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 February 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Waltonin perheen häät See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The film takes place in 1964. See more »

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Follows Mother's Day on Waltons Mountain (1982) See more »

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18 April 2004 | by RipshinSee all my reviews

What a sad follow-up to a great series. Excellent character studies have been replaced with dumb humor, stereotypes and a messed-up calender. The year should be in the 50s, not the 60s. This date change is unnecessary. The whole college scenes with Olivia are ridiculous. She was such a strong character originally, and in no need of feminist literature to assert independence. John-Boy's hair cut destroys any semblance of a believable time period. Yes, it is that annoying. Currently, I am watching Season 7 on TV Land. It was probably the last good season left in the series (it would, unfortunately, continue for nine, and with a "new" John-Boy). There was great potential for these reunion specials, but they turned into holiday and wedding greeting cards, of the faux-country type.


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