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