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The Lost Valentine (2011)

Lucas Thomas's grandmother Caroline returns every Valentine's Day to the station where, at their then first wedding anniversary, she waved off to the pacific war theatre in 1944 naval pilot... See full summary »

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Darnell Martin

Writers:

James Michael Pratt (book), Maryann Ridini Spencer (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Love Hewitt ... Susan Allison
Betty White ... Caroline Thomas
Sean Faris ... Lucas Thomas
Billy Magnussen ... Neil Thomas
Meghann Fahy ... Young Caroline
Nadia Dajani ... Julie Oliver
Will Chase ... Andrew Hawthorne
Mike Pniewski ... Craig Warren
Helmar Augustus Cooper ... Joseph Williams
Ron Clinton Smith ... Western Union Delivery Man
Tom Nowicki ... Glenn Billings
Nita Hardy Nita Hardy ... Anne Billings
Andy Stahl ... Senator Max Irving
Gregory Alan Williams ... Chaplain Richard Brady (as Gregalan Williams)
Mitch Grant Mitch Grant ... Chief Petty Officer Harris
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Storyline

Lucas Thomas's grandmother Caroline returns every Valentine's Day to the station where, at their then first wedding anniversary, she waved off to the pacific war theatre in 1944 naval pilot Neil, officially still missing in action. Lucas, a former baseball star and reputable physiotherapist about to publish, tells the story to a station manager, who assigns the item to Susan Allison. She gets involved and befriends Caroline, but resists her crush on Lucas on account of an already soulless engagement with international reporter Andrew Hawthorne. Caroline's mild cardiac crisis seems to ruin everything. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Love can stand the test of time.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 January 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Lost Valentine (#60.2) See more »

Filming Locations:

Georgia

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Goofs

During the fighting in the Philippines, the weapon used is an M1 Carbine. They are using 30-round mags which did not come into use till the Korean Conflict. The Carbine itself is correct. See more »

Quotes

Neil Thomas: When I think back about when we were growing up together I remember so many things. But for the life of me, I can't remember a time when I wasn't in love with you.
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Connections

Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

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Great Cast, Great Plot, a Proud Movie
2 February 2011 | by jimgrigsbySee all my reviews

What an outstanding movie about a difficult time in history. Everyone in the cast displayed excellent acting abilities; absolutely believable. The people at Hallmark earn my business with their outstanding contributions - this being one of them, and one of the best.

I really like Ms. White and she does (as the rest of the cast) a marvelous job...I would very much like to think of her in real life as this character, NOT what I have seen on Saturday Night Live or Lake Placid. She does not need vulgarity to be a great actress, especially in her twilight years...

Only glaring mistakes - watch for them - using the small 50-star flags in a few scenes instead of the 48-star flag, correct for the period. And as for the Philippine village scene, well it looks like the tropical rain-forest about as much as my back yard in Indiana!!! These are very small nit-picky things in comparison to how fantastic and enjoyable this movie was. Thank you Hallmark, you always send out "The Very Best"!!!


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