HOMECOMING, THE: A CHRISTMAS STORY {THE WALTONS} (TV)

Summary

A drama that functioned as a pilot for "The Waltons," a series about a large family living in rural Virginia. The family prepares for Christmas Eve and awaits the return of their father. When Olivia hears that a bus has overturned on the icy roads, the family begins to worry. Commercials deleted. John-Boy searches for his father, but must return home without finding him. In the midst of the saddened celebrations, John Walton returns with presents. Commercials deleted.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: December 19, 1971 Sunday 7:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 1:37:37
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T80:0699
  • GENRE: Drama
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Drama
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV, 1971
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

    • Lee Rich … Executive Producer
    • Robert Jacks … Producer
    • Fielder Cook … Director
    • Earl Hamner … Writer, Narrator
    • Jerry Goldsmith … Music by
    • Patricia Neal … Cast, Olivia Walton
    • Richard Thomas … Cast, John-Boy Walton
    • Edgar Bergen … Cast, Grandpa Walton
    • Ellen Corby … Cast, Grandma Walton
    • Dorothy Stickney … Cast, Emily Baldwin
    • Josephine Hutchinson … Cast, Mamie Baldwin
    • William Windom … Cast, Charlie Snead
    • Cleavon Little … Cast, Hawthorne Dooley
    • Andrew Duggan … Cast, John Walton
    • David Huddleston … Cast, Sheriff Ep Bridges
    • Woodrow Parfrey … Cast, Ike Godsey
    • Sally Chamberlin … Cast, City Lady
    • Jon Walmsley … Cast, Jason
    • Judy Norton … Cast, Mary Ellen
    • Mary McDonough … Cast, Erin
    • Eric Scott … Cast, Ben
    • David Harper … Cast, Jim-Bob
    • Kami Cotler … Cast, Elizabeth
    • David Livingston … Cast, Claudie
    • Betty Carter … Cast, Emmarine
    • Kent Williams … Cast, Shepherd #1
    • Roderick Bingley … Cast, Shepherd #2
    • Rodney Bingley … Cast, Shepherd #3
    • Miyoshi Williams … Cast, Angel
    • Clarence Landry … Cast, Santa Claus