Home for the Holidays (1972)

Home for the Holidays (1972)

Movie Summary

Four sisters return home to the country to visit there ailing father over Christmas. Their father believes that his current wife has tried to poison him, but Dr. Lindsay and the sisters disagree. A storm comes and causes the roads to be flooded and the phone lines are down. Soon it becomes clear that someone wants to kill the sisters as well when one is found murdered by cause of a pitchfork. The youngest sister then tries to run through the woods one day to reach Sheriff Nolan for help. But she has her own encounter as she sees someone chasing her dressed in a large poncho carrying the pitchfork. She turns back home, only to discover that her other sister and her father were murdered as well. The suspect becomes clear it was their father’s wife, but was it someone else?

Is it available on DVD?

No, but it is available on VHS.

2021 Dates, Times, and Channels

Not airing this week

This movie normally airs throughout the holiday season on the Turner Movie Classics Channel. For a complete schedule of dates and times, please click here.

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Cast Includes

Jessica Walter (Frederica Morgan), Sally Field (Christine Morgan), Jill Haworth (Joanna Morgan), Julie Harris (Elizabeth Hall Morgan), Eleanor Parker (Alex Morgan), Walter Brennan (Benjamin Morgan), John Fink (Dr. Ted Lindsay), Med Flory (Sheriff Nolan)

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