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A Holiday for Love (1996)

Christmas in My Hometown (original title)
A man is sent to a small town to assess which of the workers in the local factory that supplies the town with jobs should get the boot when the downsizing begins. He gets sidetracked when he falls in love with a local, a cute single mom.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jacob (Jake) Peterson
... Emma Murphy
... Noelle Murphy
... Margie
Jack Jessop ... Happy
... Gosling
... Joe Marsdon
... Cal Marsdon
Travis Tritt ... Sheriff Tom Uhll
... Justin
Camille James ... Katie (as Camille James-Adams)
George King ... George
Ann Holloway ... Sue
Paul O'Sullivan ... Ed
... Hal
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A man is sent to a small town to assess which of the workers in the local factory that supplies the town with jobs should get the boot when the downsizing begins. He gets sidetracked when he falls in love with a local, a cute single mom.

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Sometimes You Have to Lose Your Way to Find Your Heart.

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10 December 1996 (USA)  »

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The 'snow' on Emma's father's truck is hanging off the front side panel and blowing in the wind when he says goodbye to Jake. This reveals it to be fake foam snow. See more »

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WHERE THE CORN DON'T GROW
Written by Roger Murrah and Mark Springer
Courtesy of Tom Collins Music Corp/Murrah Music Corp.
Performed by Travis Tritt
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Outstanding movie - Our TOP favorite!
23 December 2008 | by See all my reviews

My wife and I watch a variety of Christmas movies each season - this one we viewed for the 1st time and thoroughly enjoyed it. It is my top favorite. Tim Matheson and Melissa Sue Gilbert have perfect chemistry in this movie...they are PERFECT for each other and appear completely natural. If you want to watch a great Christmas movie that will warm the soul...this is the one!! The story is that the Bean Tractor Co. is having financial issues and may need to layoff or close the plant. Tim (Jake) is chosen to go to the Athens, Nebraska plant unannounced to see what his thoughts are as he is a senior executive. He meets lovely Melissa Sue after his car skids off the road in a snowstorm several days before Christmas...the chemistry between them starts right away - two hearts meeting. Merry Christmas to all in 2008!


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