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The Christmas Box (1995)

A ski-shop owner reluctantly moves himself, his wife, and his daughter in to an estate as live-in help for an elderly widow. While struggling to balance his career and family life, he has recurring dreams about an angel.

Director:

Marcus Cole

Writers:

Richard Paul Evans (book), Greg Taylor (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Richard Thomas ... Richard Evans
Maureen O'Hara ... Mrs. Mary Parkin
Annette O'Toole ... Keri Evans
Kelsey Mulrooney ... Jenna Evans
Robert Curtis Brown ... George
Michael Ensign ... Stephen Hoover
Greg Brouwer Greg Brouwer ... Clerk
Nicole Forester ... Dream Angel
Lily Gibson ... Dream Angel (as Lily Nicksay)
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A ski-shop owner reluctantly moves himself, his wife, and his daughter in to an estate as live-in help for an elderly widow. While struggling to balance his career and family life, he has recurring dreams about an angel.

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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 December 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Ruf des Engels See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Based on a book of the same name by Richard Paul Evans. See more »

Connections

Followed by Timepiece (1996) See more »

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Very Touching
14 December 2006 | by davisboy803See all my reviews

Mrs.O'Hara has truly aged gracefully, I saw her on Larry King Live when she turned 80 and she quoted " I don't feel like it". Her looks haven't faded a bit , she is just older, and something that really shocked me was her voice, her vocals are still as strong and compelling from her films of the golden age. This film caught my attention when I saw it on the HALLMARK channel 12/13/06, once I saw the cast credit I had stay and watch and Im very glad I did. The film almost made me cry it. She as very strict and to admit quite dynamic portrayal of a sad,wealthy and compassionate widow. This for me has been one of the best Christams films I've ever seen. Im looking forward to seeing MRS.MAUREEN in future upcoming films, because she STILL GOT IT !!!!!!!!


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