"Religious Christmas stories"01 January 2004Family102 mins
A compilation on DVD that includes "Nora's Christmas Gift," a 1989 follow-up to "Mr Krueger's Christmas." In this film, veteran stage and screen actress Celeste Holm appears with the Tabernacle Choir. She portrays an elderly widow who faces blindness and hearing problems at Christmastime but overcomes the resulting depression through attendance at the choir's Christmas concert. "Mr.Krueger's Christmas" is on this compilation as well, along with "The Nativity" and "The Story of the Other Wise Man," an animated dramatization of Henry Van Dyke's beloved fictional tale about one of the wise men from the East who misses the opportunity to see the Christ Child because compassionate service to others delays him en route.
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When Sophie, a shy young woman, is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home.