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Dream for Christmas (1973)

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Created by Earl Hamner, A Dream for Christmas is set in the 1950s. African-American minister Will Douglas (Hari Rhodes) moves his family from Arkansas to the Watts section of Los Angeles to take charge of an impoverished church. The attendance, at least at first, is as poor as the congregation. Worse still, the church is slated to be demolished. But it's close to Christmas, a time when miracles have been known to happen. Featured in the all-black cast are Beah Richards, Lynn Hamilton, Robert Do'Qui, Juanita Moore, and Clarence Muse. Appropriately enough, A Dream for Christmas originally aired on December 24, 1973. It was originally designed as the pilot for a never-sold TV series titled The Douglas Family .
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NR
Genre:
Drama
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Cast

Beah Richards
as Bessie
Marlin Adams
as Bradley
Clarence Muse
as Donald Freeland
Hari
as Rev. Will Douglas
Robert DoQui
as George
Joel Fluellen
as Arthur
Juanita Moore
as Fannie
Ta-Ronce Allen
as Emmarine Douglas
Maide Norman
as Jennie
Bebe Redcross
as Becky Douglas
Dorothy Meyer
as Cousin Clara
Sarina C. Grant
as Marge Fuller
Dennis Hines
as Cotter
Zara Cully
as Beth Rogers
Frances E. Williams
as Cassie Thomas
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