The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (1983)

12/25/1983 (US) ComedyFamily 48m
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This is a made for tv adaptation of Barbara Robinson's novel The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Loretta Swit of M*A*S*H stars as Grace Bradley who inherits the job of running her church's Christmas pageant when the woman who usually does it breaks her leg tripping over the extremely long wire she has on her telephone.Not only does Grace inherit this disaster it gets worse when the Herdman kids - all six of them. The Herdmans are notorious for abusing each other and stealing from and abusing other kids as well. They smoke, steal, lie, bully and generally create havoc in their town.Their father disappeared years earlier and mother works two shifts at the shoe factory to support herself and the kids while the kids run wild.But this WILL be the best Christmas pageant ever when the Herdman kids learn the Christmas story and about the true meaning of Christmas.

  1. Barbara Robinson

    Screenplay, Writer

  2. George Schaefer

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Loretta Swit

    Loretta Swit

    Grace Bradley

  2. Jackson Davies

    Bob Bradley

  3. Anthony Holland

    Rev. Hopkins

  4. David Alexander

    Charlie Bradley

  5. Fairuza Balk

    Fairuza Balk

    Beth Bradley

  6. Ocean Hellman

    Alice

  7. Janet Wright

    Helen Armstrong

  8. Lynne Gorman

    Lynne Gorman

    Mrs. Clausing

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Original Language English

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56

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