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Annabelle's Wish (1997)

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A mute boy and a calf with the ability to speak form a deep friendship, learning what it means to love and sacrifice for another.

Director:

Roy Wilson

Writers:

Dan Henderson (short story), Jane Baer | 13 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Randy Travis ... Adult Billy / Narrator (voice)
Jay Johnson ... Ears (voice)
Jerry Van Dyke ... Grandpa Baker (voice)
Jim Varney ... Mr. Gus Holder (voice)
Rue McClanahan ... Scarlett (voice)
Cloris Leachman ... Aunt Agnes (voice)
Aria Noelle Curzon ... Emily (voice)
James Lafferty ... Buster (voice)
Charlie Cronin Charlie Cronin ... Bucky (voice)
Jennifer Darling ... Star (voice)
Clancy Brown ... Lawyer / Sheriff (voice)
Stu Rosen Stu Rosen ... Doctor (voice)
Jerry Houser ... Slim (voice)
Brian Cummings ... Brewster (voice)
Mary Kay Bergman ... Hens (voice)
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Storyline

A mute boy and a calf with the ability to speak form a deep friendship, learning what it means to love and sacrifice for another.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

boy | mute | reindeer | wish | cow | See All (9) »

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Wishes can come true.


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 October 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Annabelle's Wish See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This is the second Christmas movie that Cloris Leachman'(Aunt Agnes) and Jim Varney (Mr. Gus Holder) have been in; the first one with Leachman being Prancer (1989) as Mrs. McFarland and the first one with Varney being Ernest Saves Christmas (1988) as Ernest P. Worrell. See more »

Quotes

Aunt Agnes: [after Billy and Annabelle meets for the first time outside and begin to play, Agnes joins Grandpa's side] You gave him a cow for Christmas?
Grandpa Baker: No, it was Santa Claus.
Aunt Agnes: You're teaching the boy to believe in that fantasy?
Grandpa Baker: Ain't nothin' wrong with a little believin', after what he's been through.
Aunt Agnes: Exactly! This dreadful barn is a constant reminder of that horrible fire. This barn just isn't safe, let alone for a boy who can't talk!
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Connections

References Old Yeller (1957) See more »

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Annabelle's Wish
Original Score
Composed and Conducted by Steve Dorff
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A Fun and Touching Christmas Cartoon.
23 December 2001 | by movies2uSee all my reviews

Annabelle's Wish is the cutest Christmas cartoon. The movie had a good plot and was entertaining for young children. The movie is a great family Xmas movie that is cute and fun. I give Annabelle's Wish a 10 out of 10!!!


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