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Sunday, December 22, 1996 10.2 17 2
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  • Season: 1996-97
  • Network: CBS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Family Drama, Man Against The System, Social Issue
  • Based On: Timepiece written by Richard Paul Evans
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book by Richard Paul Evans. Prequel to ''A Christmas Box''. During World War II a small-town southern businessman marries his secretary, who is pregnant by a soldier killed in combat. After the war the family faces good and bad times as they struggle to find happiness. They endure sickness, fire and ne'er-do-well relatives. They must also stand up against racism after their African-American best friend is murdered.


Production Company:

  • Polson Co., Signboard Hill

Production Type:

  • Independent
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