For several years I have equated Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries to the Hollywood system of yore, pairing its vast array of talent in a variety of projects. This Thanksgiving weekend, with the premiere of Five Star Christmas, Hallmark Channel delves into the farcical comedy genre popular in the 1930s and '40s with an ensemble cast led by Victor Webster and Bethany Joy Lenz (pictured at top and below). The throwback to the formative days of Hollywood filmmaking was not lost on either of its leads. "It felt like a throwback to comedies of a different era for sure," Webster said in an exclusive MediaVillage interview. "I think that's one of the things they achieved so well in the film, the actors cast really brought something special. They were all so very unique.
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