The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue

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The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue
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Genre Drama
Written by Rider McDowell
Michael De Guzman
Directed by Robert Ellis Miller
Starring Diana Scarwid
Robert Urich
Tegan Moss
Music by Simon Kendall
Al Rodger
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Executive producer(s) Craig Anderson
Producer(s) Tom Rowe
Lisa Towers
Rider McDowell (co-producer)
Production location(s) Vancouver
Cinematography David Geddes
Editor(s) Robert K. Lambert
Running time 92 mins.
Production company(s) International Family Entertainment, Inc.
Hallmark Entertainment
Craig Anderson Productions
Pacific Motion Pictures
Signboard Hill Productions
Original network The Family Channel
Original release
  • December 15, 1996 (1996-12-15)

The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue is an American 1996 television film directed by Robert Ellis Miller, the last film Miller directed before his death on January 27, 2017. It was nominated for two Young Artist Awards in 1997.[1] The film was completed days before actor Robert Urich had surgery for cancer.[2]


During the Great Depression, an unemployed Detroit man is arrested for a crime he didn't commit, prompting his three children to travel 1,000 miles to the White House in search of help from President Herbert Hoover in order to have their father home for Christmas.



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  2. ^ TV Guide December 14-19, 1996. pg. 130. 

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