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 Michael Rossi (514 episodes, 1964-1969)
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 Betty Anderson Cord / ... (514 episodes, 1964-1969)
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 Narrator / ... (514 episodes, 1964-1969)
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 Rodney Harrington (501 episodes, 1964-1969)
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 Norman Harrington (490 episodes, 1964-1969)
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 Constance Mackenzie Carson / ... (430 episodes, 1964-1968)
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 Elliot Carson (416 episodes, 1964-1968)
James Douglas ...
 Steven Cord / ... (404 episodes, 1965-1969)
Patricia Morrow ...
 Rita Jacks Harrington / ... (378 episodes, 1965-1969)
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 Allison Mackenzie / ... (263 episodes, 1964-1966)
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 Leslie Harrington (219 episodes, 1964-1968)
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The original primetime soap took place in the title town, which was founded by the Peyton family, whose members included the Harringtons. Some of the plots involved Rodney Harrington, the oldest son, choosing between bad girl Betty Anderson or fragile Allison MacKenzie. His brother Norman took up with working class Rita Jacks. Allison's mother Connie was keeping a secret about her daughter's birth. People married and divorced, loved and lost. Murder, illicit passion, insanity, and secrets were the staples of Peyton Place. Written by Anonymous

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15 September 1964 (USA)  »

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A Caldeira do Diabo  »

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(514 episodes)

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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(1964-1966)| (1966-1969)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In a 1965 interview, Christopher Connelly admitted to the press that he feared he would be written out of the show. Connelly remained on the show for the entire run. See more »

Crazy Credits

In the opening credits, the last name of the characters played by Dorothy Malone and Mia Farrow is spelled Mackenzie. In the original novel by Grace Metalious and the 1957 movie, the last name is spelled with a capital K (MacKenzie). There are no reports from the creators on if the name was spelled in the TV series on purpose or by accident. See more »

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It was the only one soap opera I really loved.
18 November 1999 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

I do not know if Soap Opera is inappropriate. In Spanish it's not. My favorites characters were Betty Anderson and Steven Cort. I really fall in love with this beautiful woman. I hope that one day I could get all the chapters and the final TV Movie in a DVD or whatever. I recommend it. I keep this serial in the deep of my heart and soul. I want to say Thank You to all the people responsible for this great TV Show. Sincerely Yours. César Romero (My real Name)


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