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I'll Be Home for Christmas (1997)

Veterinarian and part-time mayor Sarah heads a town council desperate to find a doctor to keep open the small town's clinic. They fear, rightly, that family after family will move away and ... See full summary »

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Jerry London

Writer:

Darrah Cloud
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ann Jillian ... Sarah Gladstone
Robert Hays ... Mike Greiser
Ashley Gorrell Ashley Gorrell ... Jilly Greiser
Linda Sorensen ... Margie
Eric Peterson ... Dave
Bernard Behrens ... Hal
Tom Harvey Tom Harvey ... Hap
Jack Palance ... Bob Greiser
Jack Jessop Jack Jessop ... Nick Gladstone
Frances Hyland ... Thelma Jenkins
Stan Coles Stan Coles ... A.L. Drysdale
Joan Heney Joan Heney ... Edith Drysdale
Diego Matamoros Diego Matamoros ... Fred
Margaret Wright Margaret Wright ... Mary Jenkins
Ralph Small Ralph Small ... Clete Smith
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Storyline

Veterinarian and part-time mayor Sarah heads a town council desperate to find a doctor to keep open the small town's clinic. They fear, rightly, that family after family will move away and the town will disappear. Their hopes are raised when Bob announces his widower son Michael the surgeon and grand daughter are going to visit for the first time in years for the Xmas holiday. The mayor's attempt to recruit Michael is complicated by their history (their high school romance) and his secret shame (that he has lost his confidence in his surgical skills to the point that his big city hospital is kicking him upstairs to an administrative position). Written by C. Comly

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

TV-G
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 December 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

I'll Be Home for Christmas See more »

Filming Locations:

Beeton, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Lonesome Christmas
Written by Geoff Levin, Johnny Pierce, Joanna Pierce
Courtesy of Jaffe/Braunstein
All rights reserved
Performed by Randy Crenshaw
Courtesy of Jaffe/Braunstein
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its all good
22 December 2006 | by XcrossbonesX_blackSee all my reviews

this movie is so good to see. i saw it last week with my dad and i wanted my mom to see it as well. i want to buy it for Christmas even! it made me cry because of the great acting cast and storyline as well as the script. this movie feels like home to me and i love the way it is filmed in Toronto, Canada but set in Iowa, USA. i love the snow scenes. everybody did a terrific job on this movie and i congratulate them all. i wish it was shown every year in December and made a big deal of like other Christmas movies are, like "The Santa Clause". somehow this movie made me to want to keep watching, even though i knew it would entail a happy ending. i like movies with happy endings. this movie is so cool and i recommend it to every family out there who believe in the spirit of Christmas.


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