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The Little Match Girl (1974)

As a little girl is daydreaming out the window, her wicked father comes home. It's Christmas Eve. She tells her father that she was thinking about her Grandmother and of how nice Christmas ... See full summary »

Directors:

Richard Bramall, Tom G. Robertson (as Tom Robertson)

Writers:

Hans Christian Andersen (story), Jeremy Paul (adaptation)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Lynsey Baxter ... Little Match Girl
Edwin Brown ... Blind Man
Golda Casimir Golda Casimir ... Washerwoman
Marion Fiddick Marion Fiddick ... 2nd Spinster
Susan Field ... Cook
Michael Hall Michael Hall ... Butler
Paul Henry Paul Henry ... Pieman
David Howe David Howe ... Arthur
Robert Gray Jones Robert Gray Jones ... Father
Georgina Kean ... Harriet
Annabelle Lanyon ... Charlotte
Maggie Ollerenshaw ... Tart
Dorothea Phillips ... 1st Spinster
Norman Pitt Norman Pitt ... Rich Man
Susan Richards ... Grandmother
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Storyline

As a little girl is daydreaming out the window, her wicked father comes home. It's Christmas Eve. She tells her father that she was thinking about her Grandmother and of how nice Christmas was when she was alive. The father, angry and bitter, tells the girl that she must be out early to sell the matches or she can think about a beating. He tells her she needs to keep her mind on selling the matches and that she cannot come home until every one of them is sold. Then he laments about how, since her momma died, she is more than pain and trouble and is always in the way. Written by Diane Kucharski, snow26@twcny.rr.com

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Drama

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Quotes

Charlotte: Oh, look, a Candle fell off the Tree.
Charlotte's mother: That means a Child has Died.
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Version of The Little Match Girl (1928) See more »

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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 December 1977 (France) See more »

Filming Locations:

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

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ATV See more »
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Color
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