In the days before the big New Year’s Eve celebration, Hope Valley sees some unpredictable resolutions. Abigail sets out to catch whoever’s been stealing from her kitchen: and finds herself in charge of two orphans in the process. Elizabeth resolves to take charge of Jack’s dog, Rip, in an attempt to remedy Rip’s apparent jealousy of their relationship. Rosemary is determined to win a San Francisco Herald essay contest about a "real frontier family",… and has to pose as Lee’s wife when a reporter from the paper shows up.
When Elizabeth learns that her mother has taken ill, she returns to Hamilton, her hometown, with Jack as her escort. Once in the comparably opulent Hamilton, Elizabeth and Jack are confounded by Jack’s ne’er-do-well brother and Elizabeth’s former suitor, Charles Kensington. But it is Elizabeth’s father, William, who drives a wedge between them when he suggests to Jack that Charles would be a better match for his well-bred daughter.
On the Utah-Nevada border, it is rumored that mysterious and majestic wild stallions run free across the rugged mountain terrain. Determined to photograph these illusive creatures, eleven-year-old Hanna and her father, Frank, head to Bear Mountain Ranch, run by Frank’s old flame.
Mischievous thirteen-year-old Ben is sent to his grandfather's farm for the summer, where he crosses paths with a lovable mutt named Smitty. With help from the unlikely canine companion, Ben learns the importance of friendship, family and responsibility. When life gets tough for Ben, a friendly paw is all it takes to pull him through.
Elizabeth and Jack struggle to get back to where their relationship was before Billy Hamilton got between them. Elizabeth works to find a solution for Bo Grady, who is having trouble reading. Abigail goes to Gowen with her proposal to reopen the abandoned cafe in town. The town reacts to the fact that Adam Miller has returned to Coal Valley without one of his legs. Elizabeth is informed that she is responsible for the annual production of the Coal Valley Founder's Day Play and scrambles to begin preparations.
Clark and Marty Davis were caught in a "marriage of convenience" that over time turns into deep mutual respect and love. In this sequel, they now preside over a growing family in their little prairie house. But as they reach out to those in their frontier community, they discover that love is not limited to the size of a dwelling.
When lives intertwine during Christmas, hope is the only unifying gift. Family comes in many forms. It's through the love of one little girl that the lives of many are brought together during what turns out to be a most joyful time of the year.
Elizabeth returns to hope Valley and immediately volunteers to look after a neighbor’s rural homestead… and his two children, an undertaking which proves to be a bigger chore than she’d imagined.
Jack and Elizabeth leave Hope Valley and rush back to the city of Hamilton when they learn that Jacks' brother, Tom, was involved in an automobile accident... with Elizabeth's sister, Julie! But Tom and Julie are hiding something about the incident, a deceit that puts Jack and Elizabeth at odds with their families... and with each other. Their trip is further complicated when Tom and Julie endeavor to run off together - via train this time - and Elizabeth's father offers Jack a job - an offer that puts Jack and Elizabeth's fledgling romance in peril yet again.
Eleven-year-old Cory (Dan Byrd) is a foster child nobody wants. Carlotta (Julie Harris) is an elderly woman the world has forgotten. Together, they find friendship and family when they join a traveling circus, and show "what an old has-been and a First of May can do."
When Cody's sister, Becky, returns to Hope Valley, she's in a wheelchair due to her illness. Suspecting that Becky isn't walking because she's receiving a lot of attention, Elizabeth encourages her to try harder, both in her efforts to stand and in honing her talent for drawing. All are surprised to meet Carolyn Connors, Cody and Becky's long-lost, wealthy aunt who wishes to raise them on her own… away from Hope Valley. Meanwhile, Rebecca's efforts to land a role in a film may catapult her to stardom...and out of the arms of Lee.
Kane Madison works long hours as an architect trying to make a name for himself in a cutthroat industry. His young wife is sick, and though he loves her deeply, he's at the office more than by her bedside. In a parallel netherworld of spirit warriors, an 18th century Ronin fights off a masked demon and his army while he seeks enlightenment. Kane and his doppleganger Ronin deal with coinciding challenges, slowly developing knowledge and maturity.
Double feature includes Natalie's Rose and Second Chances. Natalie's Rose is about a fifteen year old girl whose world is turned upside down when her mother loses her battle with cancer on Valentine's Day. Second Chances is an uplifting tale of a little girl's physical and emotional reawakening after a car crash claims her father's life.
Wounded by the recent death of her husband, Dr. Belinda Simpson (Sarah Jones) arrives in the tiny town of Sikeston to take up the post of town physician. But the residents of the town aren't very trusting of her abilities as a doctor -- mainly because she's a woman.
This exceptional theatrical version of Lewis Carroll's 1865 classic features a combination of live characters and puppets, created by master puppeteer Louis Bunin. The cast includes Carol Marsh as Alice along with Stephen Murray, Felix Aylmer, Ernest Milton, and Pamela Brown (in live sequences and as voices of the puppets).
Based on true events, this award winning short drama contrasts one man’s dedication to his family to another’s search for meaning in life. One, a Hungarian, risks his own life to save his family in a manner so unspeakably Christ-like that you will never forget it; the other, a despondent American photographer’s torn allegiance between his desire to capture history and a wife and children who desperately need him.
In this adventure of imagination, young Tess, a shy girl of 13, discovers a new meaning for love on Valentine's Day. Through a very special book, she meets the third century martyr Valentine and his Christian friends. They show her what it means to love others as Jesus loves us, and to receive that love in return.
It’s Christmas Eve in the suburbs of Chicago and a bored and disengaged taxi driver reluctantly accepts one more pickup. He soon begins to suspect that his passenger is planning to commit suicide. The cabbie prolongs the ride in an uncharacteristic attempt to connect and help. See how grace invades the hearts of both men in this powerful short film by Dallas Jenkins, producer of What If…
Roy Rogers and his wife Dale Evans entertain in two of their films: Bells of San Angelo (1947, color) and Bells of Rosarita (1945). DVD includes a rare episode of The Roy Rogers Show and Roy leads the audience in The Cowboy's Prayer.