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Once Upon a Christmas Time (1959)

Families in a small Vermont town want to provide a merry Christmas to the poor children in the local orphanage, but the woman who runs the institution will not allow her charges to leave. ... See full summary »

Director:

Kirk Browning

Writers:

Paul Gallico (novel), A.J. Russell (teleplay)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Claude Rains ... John Woodcutter
Margaret Hamilton ... Miss Scugg
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Patty Duke ... Lori
Ruth Harrison Ruth Harrison
Pat Henning Pat Henning ... Ezra
Ronnie Robertson Ronnie Robertson ... Ronnie
Charles Ruggles ... Mayor
Kate Smith ... Beth
Flo Vallett Flo Vallett
Ted Vallett Ted Vallett
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Storyline

Families in a small Vermont town want to provide a merry Christmas to the poor children in the local orphanage, but the woman who runs the institution will not allow her charges to leave. The determined villagers attempt to change the old woman's mind and allow the children to visit their homes for the holiday. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Family | Musical

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 December 1959 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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