Why The Homecoming is One of the Most Important Christmas Movies Ever

Why The Homecoming is One of the Most Important Christmas Movies Ever

Earl Hamner Jr. passed away this week at the age of 92 and the world hardly noticed. Hamner was a prolific writer whose contributions were more noted on television than anywhere else. While he is no Dickens his Christmas story titled The Homecoming was more than just a TV movie that launched a successful, long-running television series known as The Waltons. The Homecoming should be considered one of the most important Christmas movies ever made. The movie is based on Hamner’s true story of Christmas 1933. He was just ten years old when this event took place. The story tellsRead more