"It's the writer's privilege to help man endure by lifting his heart." – Faulkner

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Over 14.5 million viewers watched Hallmark Hall of Fame and CBS Movie-of-the-Week's "THE LOST VALENTINE" on their World Premiere Event first airing in 2011, making it one of the most beloved Valentine's Day themed films of all time.  


Millions worldwide have come to love Caroline portrayed by Betty White, and Susan portrayed by Jennifer Love Hewitt since then. THE LOST VALENTINE was inspired by true events and is based upon James Michael Pratt's bestselling novel. 

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“Love is the answer to everything. It’s the only reason to do anything. If you don’t write stories you love, you’ll never make it. If you don’t write stories that other people love, you’ll never make it.” 
Ray Bradbury