"Love's Christmas Journey" - will be a FOUR HOUR Movie Event!!!

This Newest Movie in the "Love Comes Softly Saga" ~
...follows the last movie in the series- Love Finds a Home.
It will be a Four Hour Movie this time - so be sure to set your recorders accordingly!

Premieres: November 5, 2011
on the Hallmark Channel

The next chapter in the story is of Ellie King and her brother, Aaron Davis. Both are grown up children of Clark and Marty Davis. See the full Press Release below from Hallmark Channel!

"Love's Christmas Journey" stars Natalie Hall, Greg Vaughan, Sean Astin, JoBeth Williams, Charles Shaughnessy, and one of my favorites, Ernest Borgnine! (Mr. Borgnine portrayed the wonderful character of Marty, in the movie "Marty", and he also was the Grandfather in "A Grandpa for Christmas"! I love those Movies!)

Please Note: before reading the press release below... It gives away quite a bit of the story and I know some people do not like to know all the details before watching a movie. So, if you want to be completely surprised,  please do not read any further on this post. Instead, click on my Love's Christmas Journey page for more pictures, cast details, etc...!




Four-Hour Movie Event Inspired By Janette Oke’s Book Series Love Comes Softly

Natalie Hall (“All My Children”) and Greg Vaughan (“General Hospital”) star with Academy Award® nominee Sean Astin (“Kangaroo Court,” “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy), Academy Award® and three-time Emmy® Award nominee JoBeth Williams (“On Hope,” “Frasier”), Emmy® Award winner Charles Shaughnessy (“Stanley,” “Days of our Lives”) and Hollywood legend, Academy Award® and Golden Globe winner Ernest Borgnine (“Marty”) in the World Premiere of “Love’s Christmas Journey,” a Hallmark Channel Original Movie Event, Saturday, November 5 (8p.m. ET/PT, 7C). Inspired by Janette Oke’s award winning Love Comes Softly book series, the four-hour, star-studded movie event is an inspiring tale of love, trust and miracles.

While still mourning the loss of her husband and daughter, recently widowed Ellie King (Hall) visits her brother Aaron Davis (Vaughan) and his children for Christmas. Ellie does her best to enjoy the holidays, even making new friends with Mrs. Thompson (Williams), a local shop keeper and handsome admirer Deputy Strode (Dylan Bruce, “The Bay,” “As the World Turns”). Settling in nicely with her brother’s family, Ellie also meets Erik (Bobby Campo, “The Final Destination”), a young man abandoned by his outlaw father whom Aaron has taken in as one of his own. Ellie agrees to watch her niece and nephew when Aaron travels out of town to purchase adjacent land for farming.

Weaver (Shaughnessy), a corrupt attorney, sees the Mayor (Astin) hide design plans for the town’s new railroad in his barn. Weaver sneaks in to steal the plans and inadvertently burns the barn down. Deputy Strode believes Erik to be the culprit, but Ellie believes Weaver is guilty and begins spying on him. Ellie breaks into Weaver’s office and discovers the missing railroad documents, but Weaver has followed Ellie and threatens her. Ellie is safe only because Deputy Strode has also had suspicions about Weaver and arrives in time to take the real perpetrator to jail. Ellie has more concerns than Erik. It’s been weeks since Aaron left to buy farmland and no one has heard from him. Ellie begins to fret. When all seems lost, Ellie receives a holiday miracle—her brother is delivered home safely on Christmas morning by a jovial man named Nicholas (Borgnine). Nicholas seems to have brought Christmas cheer to all as Ellie and Deputy Strode begin their romance in earnest.

“Love’s Christmas Journey” is a Mediapool Production in association with Larry Levinson Productions. Larry Levinson is executive producer and Lincoln Lageson is producer. David S. Cass, Sr. directed from a script written by George Tierney.

Hallmark Channel, owned and operated by Crown Media Holdings, Inc., is a 24-hour basic cable network that provides a diverse slate of high-quality entertainment programming available in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to a national audience of 87 million subscribers. The top tier program service is distributed through approximately 5,492 cable systems and communities as well as direct-to-home satellite services across the country. Hallmark Channel is the nation's leading network in quality family programming with an ambitious slate of original TV movies, lifestyle and general entertainment content, and is the home of "The Martha Stewart Show", which anchors the channel's daytime original programming block. Hallmark Channel's sibling network is Hallmark Movie Channel, also available in HD and SD, which focuses on the family-friendly movies with a mix of classic theatrical films, presentations from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library, original Hallmark Channel movies and special events.

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*Visit the "Love's Christmas Journey" Page for more Movie Details!

*Visit the New Christmas Movies Page for more New Movies like this!

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