An Old-fashioned Thanksgiving

An Old-fashioned Thanksgiving

DVD - 2009
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Things are so bad for recently widowed farmer Mary Bassett and her three children that this Thanksgiving they may not even be able to afford a turkey for their dinner. Suddenly, Mary's wealthy and estranged mother Isabella comes for a visit. Although Isabella finds a kindred spirit in Mary's eldest daughter and budding writer Tilly, Mary resents her mother's attempts to help them out of their financial difficulties. It will take more than money to heal the emotional wounds that exist between mother and daughter.
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2009]
ISBN: 9781435973930
1435973933
Branch Call Number: DVD FEATURE OLDFA
Characteristics: optical,surround,Dolby
1 videodisc (NOT RATED) (approximately 88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Notes: Special features: On location
Based upon the short story by Louisa May Alcott

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In this movie, a recently widowed woman can't afford a turkey for her family on Thanksgiving. When her estranged mother offers to provide Thanksgiving dinner, the two discover common ground and a way to settle their differences.


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Shellie1_us
Nov 27, 2017

I love Louisa May Alcott, and this is one of her stories. It is a good family story and I enjoyed watching the family come together at Thanksgiving. I love the fact the oldest daughter writes the grandmother she has never met that a band of gypsy have taken a family member, and they need her assistance. Of course grandmother is curious to see what is really going on in her daughters life since she ran away from home to marry the stable hand. Family film.

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texasbooks
Nov 14, 2016

This is a wonderful family movie . There are ups and downs but the family comes together and has a wonderful Thanksgiving. I watch this movie around Thanksgiving every year, it's that special to me!!

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AWay81
Oct 27, 2015

This is a wonderful story about a family who learns to draw closer together during challenging times. A surprise visitor is willing to give aid, although it is not accepted right away. Tilly's budding young romance is exciting too.

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