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The Christmas Tree (1996)

TV Movie | 93 min | Drama, Family

A story about a forming friendship between an elderly nun, Sister Anthony, and New York's Rockefeller Center's head gardener Richard Reilly, who wants to fell a tree she's been growing for decades and move it to New York for Christmas ...See moreA story about a forming friendship between an elderly nun, Sister Anthony, and New York's Rockefeller Center's head gardener Richard Reilly, who wants to fell a tree she's been growing for decades and move it to New York for Christmas display. Written by Abakusek See less
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Director
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Julie Salamon (book) | Jill Weber (book) | Janet Brownell (teleplay) | Sally Field (teleplay)
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Steven R. McGlothen (as Steve McGlothen)
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Updated Dec 22, 1996

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Dec 22, 1996 (United States)

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28 cast members
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Julie Harris
Sister Anthony Sister Anthony   See fewer
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Andrew McCarthy
Richard Reilly Richard Reilly   See fewer
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Betty Aberlin
Sister Sarah Sister Sarah   See fewer
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Nili Bassman
Anna (Age 18) Anna (Age 18)   See fewer
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Imogene Bliss
Sister Lucia Sister Lucia   See fewer
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Therese Courtney
Mother Superior (1939) Mother Superior (1939)   See fewer
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Angela M. Da Costa
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Lulee Fisher
Sister Rose Sister Rose   See fewer
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Jessica Hecht
Sister Mary Sister Mary   See fewer
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Shannon Holt
Sister Lucia (1939 / 1959) Sister Lucia (1939 / 1959)   See fewer
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Lynne Innerst
Sister Frances Sister Frances   See fewer
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Kathleen McEntee
Sister Margaret Sister Margaret   See fewer
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Zachary Mott
Anna's Father Anna's Father   See fewer
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Beverly Owings
Matron of the Orphanage Matron of the Orphanage   See fewer
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Anne Pitoniak
Mother Superior Frances Mother Superior Frances   See fewer
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Stephen Scibetta
Police Officer Police Officer   See fewer
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Jaime Shapiro
Doreen Doreen   See fewer
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Daniel Sweazen
Helicopter Pilot Helicopter Pilot   See fewer
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Cornell J. Wallace
Harvey / Workman Harvey / Workman   See fewer
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Tony Amen
Spectator (uncredited) Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phil Nardozzi
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Dwayne Pintoff
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7 / 10 | 324 votes