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Ivy is an orphan who runs away from the orphanage at Christmas to search for a home. She boards a train and goes in search of the grandmother she's always wanted and finds her wishes coming true. Animated version of the children's book "The Story of Holly and Ivy."

Children's Television Workshop (CTW), 1 Lincoln Plz., New York, NY 10023, Phone: (212)595-3456, URL:

Available on Running time 23 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Animation & Cartoons, Christmas, Adoption
Paul Winfield, Jonathan Winters

Visitor Reviews

The Wish That Changed Christmas
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The Wish That Changed Christmas came out in 1992 and has a total running time of 23 minutes. Jonathan Winters, Paul Winfield, Brittany Thornton and Lea Floden play some of the many voices in this family animated film. This film is based on the story of Holly and Ivy. Ivy is a young orphan girl who really wants a grandmother for Christmas. Did I mention she also wants a doll as well? So off she goes in search for the two, specifically for a grandmother. She takes the bus and stops in a town to begin her search. She eventually finds a woman who’s always wanted children and takes Ivy in. Ivy also gets a doll.