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Melody 1963: Love Has to Win

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Melody 1963: Love Has to Win is a BeForever film focusing on Melody Ellison.



  • Alison McDonald: Writer


Digital Release

The movie was released on Amazon Prime Video on October 21, 2016.

Items Associated With the Movie


  • Garrett McQuaid's character was originally named Douglas, but Tara Sorenson, the head of Amazon Studios, mistakenly read the name as Donald when reading Alison McDonald's script.[2]



  1. While the Deadline Hollywood article mentions Frankie Faison's role as Melody's grandfather Frank Ellison, it is not known if this is an original character or if the character is intended to be Frank Porter.
  2. 'American Girl' dresses down racist 'Donald' in new Amazon film,, accessed October 26, 2016.

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