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The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story (1983)

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TV Movie | 96 min | Drama

After experiencing several stressful situations within a short time --including the failure of the family business and the loss of her mother-- Janet Broderick becomes ill. Falling into a deep sleep, she dreams of returning to her hometown...See moreAfter experiencing several stressful situations within a short time --including the failure of the family business and the loss of her mother-- Janet Broderick becomes ill. Falling into a deep sleep, she dreams of returning to her hometown, taking her children with her to meet her deceased loved ones. Perhaps, during a Christmas reunion with her beloved family, she will find the answer to coping with her troubles. Written by afsnowbird See less
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Bess Streeter Aldrich (novella "The Silent Stars Go By") | Earl Hamner Jr.
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Updated Dec 20, 1983

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Dec 20, 1983 (United States)

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17 cast members
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Lee Remick
Janet Broderick Janet Broderick   See fewer
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Angela Lansbury
Amanda Fenwick Amanda Fenwick   See fewer
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Polly Holliday
Aunt Minerva Aunt Minerva   See fewer
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Joe Warren
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Michael Pearlman
Michael Michael   See fewer
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Dorothy Dorothy   See fewer
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Michael Higgins
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James Dodds
Santa Claus Santa Claus   See fewer
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Jim Dodds
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Michael Pastryk
Chance Mayfield Chance Mayfield   See fewer
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Janet Peterson
Abigail Prince Abigail Prince   See fewer
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Raymond Raymond   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 272 votes