Annabelle's Wish

Synopsis: A mute boy and a calf with the ability to speak form a deep friendship, learning what it means to love and sacrifice for another.
Director(s): Roy Wilson
Production: Hallmark Entertainment
  2 nominations.
54 min

You know, Christmas Eve is a night

tailor-made for wishes.

This Christmas Eve

would be no exception.

It was special, even for Santa...

...cos that night...

...on a farm in Tennessee,

a calf was born and a legend began.

Her arrival...

...would change

the life of a little boy for ever.

Her name was Annabelle.

And, trust me, it was no accident...

...this bundle of joy, with wishes

all her own, was born on Christmas Eve.

# Deck the halls

with boughs of holly

# Fa-la la-la laaa la la la la

# 'Tis the season to be jolly

Fa-la la-la laaa la la la...

#... laaaaaa!


I know, Ears...

...but you gotta admit, Emily's got spunk,

and she's good to our Billy.

We like that in a gal, don't we?

Woof woof woof!

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Bye! Merry Christmas!

Now, Grandpa Baker was a believer

through and through...

...and he had a wish that Christmas, too.

It wasn't anything for himself.

Keep going, Mr Baker...

...don't stop here!

His wish was for his grandson.

Billy had a bit of a problem.

What's the matter, Billy?

Ain't ya gonna sing?

Yeah, he was singing - Silent Night!

Bucky and Buster Holder... can you be so... so mean?!

Just because Billy can't talk

doesn't mean he can't hear! He has ears!

Get outta here!

Woof woof!

You... you...


- Nah nah na-nah nah!

Don't worry, Emily, I'll handle this.

How would you boys like to go

carolling with us?

- My boys ain't goin' nowhere.

- Evening, Gus. Merry Christmas.

We don't go in for that around here.

Don't you remember

when I used to take you carolling?

You were full of Christmas spirit then.

That was before and this is now.

You'd best be getting on.

I'll start her and we'll get on down

the road. Sorry we bothered you.


Buster, they done forgot their present!

Merry Christmas

The way they acted, you'd think

Mr Holder and his boys...

...hated Christmas.

Bucky and Buster are meaner

than snakes!

I hope Santa Claus

has nothing left but dolls...

...when he gets to their house!

Well, he's gotta leave 'em something.

Last stop, Emily.

That was fun, huh, Billy?

Singing Christmas songs.

Well, not the singing part.

Being out on Christmas Eve.

Night, Billy.

- Night, Mr Baker.

- Woof woof woof!

Merry Christmas to you, too, Billy.

Yep, somehow Emily always knew

what Billy wanted to say.

Woof woof!

Hey, hey, hold your horses, Ears!


Woof woof! Grwoof grwoof grwoof!

Reckon I'd best see what's going on

in the barn. Wanna give me a hand?

That's okay, son!

I'll be in in a minute to tuck you in!

- What's all the commotion here?

- Eee eee whoa 'ey!

Let me in, guys.

Well, would you just lookee here!

Looks like you got your Christmas present

real early, Star.

Well, she's a real beaut!



Yeah, Scarlett...'re a beauty, too.

- Nei-i-i-igh!

Shucks, missed a spot! Can't have

you two catching a chill, can we?


Yeah, I can patch up this old barn,

but I can't seem to patch up Billy.

Woof woof!

That's okay, Slim,

it's the thought that counts.

My friends, merry Christmas!

You're getting a little big for this.

Either that or I'm getting too old.

Christmas on the farm

was pretty simple...

...but, in the city, simple

was never enough for Aunt Agnes.

# Deck the halls

with boughs of holly

# Fa la-la la la

# La la la laaa



Well... nearly perfect.

Hmm, candles...



Something's missing.

And you know what that is?

A child, that's what.

And we know just where

to get one, don't we?

When your brother died,

you gave up all rights to your nephew.

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