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A Gift of Love: The Daniel Huffman Story (1999)

Fifteen-year-old Daniel Huffman is a normal teenager with a passion for football and grand hope for a college football scholarship. Raised by his grandmother Shirlee, the two have a warm ... See full summary »

Director:

John Korty

Writer:

Anna Sandor
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Debbie Reynolds ... Shirlee Allison
Ed Marinaro ... Coach Jack Farkas
Elden Henson ... Daniel Huffman
Dan MacDonald Dan MacDonald ... Danny Allison
Allegra Denton Allegra Denton ... Kris Huffman
Michael McLachlan ... Jeff
Dan Petronijevic ... Mike (as Daniel Petronijevic)
Jenafor Ryane Jenafor Ryane ... Theresa Thornton
John Bourgeois ... Barry Huffman
Stephanie Anne Mills ... Rachel (as Stephanie Mills)
Francesca Scorsone Francesca Scorsone ... Angela
Gwynyth Walsh ... Lynn Young
Maria Ricossa ... Dr. Estelle Jenkins
Gary Fruchtman Gary Fruchtman ... Doctor
Marcia Diamond Marcia Diamond ... Customer
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Storyline

Fifteen-year-old Daniel Huffman is a normal teenager with a passion for football and grand hope for a college football scholarship. Raised by his grandmother Shirlee, the two have a warm and loving relationship. When Daniel fails to make the team. It is Shirlee who gave the motivation and support he needs to keep trying. But when the tables are turned Daniel is forced to make a difficult, heart-wrenching decision. He must sacrifice one of the two loves of his life. Gift of Love is a remarkable true story of courage and inspiration.

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Trivia

The real Daniel Huffman was an extra in the movie. He and his girlfriend were spectators at one of the football games. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Daniel is being given a blood test to check for compatibility as an organ donor, the nurse changes the tube on the hypodermic needle to take a second blood sample and tube remains empty after connecting it to the needle for the entire time it's seen on camera. Normally the blood immediately begins gushing into the tube at a quick rate. See more »

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Wonderful Movie!
17 November 2001 | by srmccarthySee all my reviews

I would not watch or enjoy a movie with this kind of plot unless it was true. AND THIS IS!! I enjoyed watching this heart-warming story! It gave me every bit of pleasure the advertisement promised... and them some!! I challenge you to guess how it will conclude (because it sure took me by surprise!.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A szeretet ajándéka See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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