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The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue (1996)

TV-PG | | Drama | TV Movie 15 December 1996
When an unemployed Detroit man is arrested for a crime he didn't commit, his three children are determined to get him out of jail in time for Christmas and they decide to enlist the help of... See full summary »

Writers:

Rider McDowell, Michael De Guzman (as Michael de Guzman)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Diana Scarwid ... Mrs. Annie Feagan
Robert Urich ... Angus Feagan
Tegan Moss ... Bernice Feagan
Britt Irvin ... Lilly Feagan (as Brittney Irvin)
Alexander Pollock Alexander Pollock ... Jack Feagan
Tom Heaton ... Box Car Louie
Alf Humphreys ... Needles (as Alfred E. Humphreys)
Matthew Walker ... Handy Andy
Frank C. Turner ... Hiram Wingate
Thomas Peacocke Thomas Peacocke ... President Hoover
Don S. Davis ... Dewey
Camille Mitchell ... Margaret
Donna White Donna White ... Miss Knight
Caroline Elliott Caroline Elliott ... Sarah
Kimberley Warnat ... Charlene
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Storyline

When an unemployed Detroit man is arrested for a crime he didn't commit, his three children are determined to get him out of jail in time for Christmas and they decide to enlist the help of "the most powerful man in the world" - President Hoover. En route to the White House, they meet an array of colorful characters. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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christmas | independent film | See All (2) »

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Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 December 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fröhliche Weihnachten Mr. Präsident See more »

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Color
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Trivia

This movie was based on the actual story of Bernice Feagan. See more »

Goofs

The freight cars are obviously not Depression-era. See more »

Quotes

Jack Feagan: It wasn't me, Magic Dog bit him.
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A heart warming movie from a depression era Christmas.
18 November 2014 | by davisholidays-200-548255See all my reviews

I enjoy watching this sweet movie. The story is family friendly, with close family ties during a difficult time. The children are just adorable. The people they meet during their adventure are wonderful and add to the interesting journey. This is a unique and very uplifting Christmas story. The closeness of the people in this film make it a very favorite of mine. This movie is set back when America was a very different time. This is my most favorite Christmas time movie. This would make a great holiday tradition, sitting around the t.v. watching it with family members. It can also be an easy way to educate children today of the way things were in America back then.


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