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The Lost Valentine (2011)

TV-PG | | Drama, Romance | TV Movie 30 January 2011
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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

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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

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Taglines:

Love can stand the test of time.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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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

Caroline Thomas: Oh I don't much believe in meantime, life happens in real-time
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Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

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Betty White - Amazing
31 January 2011 | by orthogonal6See all my reviews

Sometimes I think that Betty is risking overexposure considering all she has been in lately, but then you see something like this. Wow! Did the other actors bow down on the set in "we're not worthy" reverence? They should have. All the actors were fine in their roles - no big issues with any of them. Betty just stepped it up several notches.

You watch something like this that links to such an iconic time in history. You realize that there are fewer folks around who lived it, and maybe they know or knew something we have forgotten. Like how to love completely and forever. They are now old and generally carry their hurts with such grace and dignity that it can really pull the tears out when you get a glimpse at what their life has forced them to bear. Betty makes you believe it totally. Let's keep her around forever.


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