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Lily Dale (1996)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 9 June 1996
The story takes place in 1910, Texas. 19-year-old Horace Robedaux

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Complete credited cast:
... Lily Dale
... Pete Davenport
... Corella
... Horace Robedaux
... Will Kidder
... Mrs. Coons
Sean Hennigan ... Card Player
... Drummer
Elbert Lewis ... Vegetable Vendor
Johnathan Bren ... Trio Singer
... Trio Singer
Mark Walters ... Uncle Albert
Angee Hughes ... Mrs. Westheimer
... Mr. Westheimer
Horton Foote ... Old Horace (voice)
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The story takes place in 1910, texas. 19-year-old Horace Robedaux is invited by his mother (Corella Davenport) to visit her and his little sister (Lily Dale) in Houston. Horace's father died of alcoholism when he was 12 and Corella has been married to a railroad worker (Pete Davenport) for seven years. Pete let Corella bring along Lily Dale but refused to accept Horrace. Tension built up between Pete and Horace as Pete's trip to Atlanta cut short and Horace was seriously ill when he got there. Written by Pak Cham <polpchm@vt.edu>

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »
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9 June 1996 (USA)  »

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: Lily Dale (#45.4)  »

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Ew-thats all I can say
24 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

Lily Dale was an unimaginative and plotless waste of film. There was no character or plot development. We knew the whole lame story from the first few scenes on the train. If you are thinking of renting or buy Lily Dale I suggest you forget it-don't waste your hard earned money on this flop.


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