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Stubby Pringle's Christmas (1978)

It's now Christmas Eve and Stubby Pringle is on his way to an annual dance that he went to the previous year and fell in love with a girl, who he forgot to ask the name of. He has bought ... See full summary »

Director:

Burt Brinckerhoff

Writers:

Jack Schaefer (based on the story by), James Lee Barrett
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Beau Bridges ... Stubby Pringle
Julie Harris ... Georgia Henderson
Edward Binns ... Red
Kim Hunter ... Mrs. Harper
Strother Martin ... Old Hollander
Chill Wills ... The Janitor
James Greene ... Skipper
Terri Homberg ... Elizabeth
Lenora May
Michael Miller Michael Miller ... (as M. B. Miller)
Gina Russell Gina Russell ... Emily
John de Poo John de Poo
Gayle Meyers Gayle Meyers
Mark Rush Mark Rush
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Storyline

It's now Christmas Eve and Stubby Pringle is on his way to an annual dance that he went to the previous year and fell in love with a girl, who he forgot to ask the name of. He has bought her some presents and is excited to give them to her and see her again. On the way to the dance he finds a woman chopping wood because her husband is too weak.On his journey to the dance he discovers the meaning of selflessness. This movie is a beautiful example of how to go about life.

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whittle | knife | dance | cowboy | christmas | See All (6) »

Genres:

Drama | Family

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 December 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hallmark Hall of Fame: Stubby Pringle's Christmas (#28.3) See more »

Filming Locations:

Georgetown, Colorado, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Connections

Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

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It really is as good as the ratings indicate.
17 September 1999 | by nosbod-2See all my reviews

There is more true Christmas spirit in this movie than in anything else I've ever seen. It really is as good as the ratings indicate.


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