“OH MY, IT’S FRUITCAKE WEATHER”… A SISSYDUDE TRADITION: TRUMAN CAPOTE’S A CHRISTMAS MEMORY starring GERALDINE PAGE & DONNIE MELVIN (1966)
Geraldine Page gives a legendary performance in Truman Capote’s autobiographical short story about a young boys friendship with his elderly child-like cousin. A story of love, loss, and loneliness is a Holiday tradition that will warm your heart, and break it a little as well.
Wikipedia: “A Christmas Memory” was adapted for television for ABC Stage 67 by Truman Capote and Eleanor Perry. The production starred Geraldine Page and Donnie Melvin, and Truman Capote was the narrator. Both the teleplay and the program’s star, Geraldine Page, won Emmy Awards. The production also won the coveted Peabody Award.
Just bought this lovely pic @ Historic Images.