Homecoming, The: A Christmas Story


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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A 1971 CBS TV Christmas movie based on the writings of Earl Hamner, Jr. It became the pilot for The Waltons. See The Waltons show page for more information about the series.

Who talked about this show

Earl Hamner, Jr.

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Earl Hamner on the genesis of The Waltons and creating the "Homecoming" special
12:39
Earl Hamner on bringing The Waltons to television and creating the "Homecoming" special
06:01

Michael Learned

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Michael Learned on The Homecoming: A Christmas Story, the made-for-television movie that served as the pilot for The Waltons
01:10

Lee Rich

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Lee Rich on how he kept Lorimar afloat by doing movies of the week like, The Homecoming: A Christmas Story, which inspired the series The Waltons
16:47

Richard Thomas

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Richard Thomas on originating the role of "John-Boy Walton" in the made-for-television movie The Homecoming: A Christmas Story, and on working with Patricia Neal and Edgar Bergen
05:02

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