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A String of Blue Beads (1953)

A young man with everything to live for is crushed to learn of the death of his fiancée in a fire on Christmas Eve. For three years he wallows in self-pity until a young girl reminds him of the true meaning of Christmas.

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Elaine Lynn ...
Barbara May
Christine Lynn ...
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Mary Michael ...
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A young man with everything to live for is crushed to learn of the death of his fiancée in a fire on Christmas Eve. For three years he wallows in self-pity until a young girl reminds him of the true meaning of Christmas.

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Unsold TV pilot for a proposed anthology series called, "Screen Writer's Playhouse". The other episodes were to be based on popular short stories such as "The Golden Key", "Bitter Sands", "End of a Season", "I Am Not a Stranger" and "Punch and Judy". All episodes of the series would have been shot in color - unusual for a series slated to begin in 1954. See more »

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[Peter hands the string of beads to Barbara]
Barbara May: They're so clear, so blue...
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I saw the IMDb score
16 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

And I thought it was way too low. This is a great Christmas television program. Of you have never seen this film your lucky. What this is about A young man is crushed when he learns of the death of his girlfriend in a fire on Christmas Eve. He wallows in self-pity until a young girl reminds him of the true meaning of Christmas.

This is one of those things you don't want to give too much away but if you need a little "Christmas fix" or "Christmas Joy" then watch this. The story is very simple but sometimes those are the best stories. Most people might not like this because its not a "BATMAN" movie but it is nice CGI FREE program. Don't Miss it


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