The Forsyte Saga (1967)

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The extended Forsyte family live a more than pleasant upper middle class life in Victorian and later Edwardian England. The two central characters are Soames Forsyte and his cousin Jolyon ... See full summary »

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Love among the Forsytes is strange, full of tradition, melancholy and gold digging in this film treatise on Victorian-age rigidity and vestiges of a flawed society.

Director: Compton Bennett
Stars: Errol Flynn, Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Eric Porter ...
 Soames Forsyte (26 episodes, 1967)
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 Winifred Dartie (23 episodes, 1967)
Nyree Dawn Porter ...
 Irene Forsyte née Heron (19 episodes, 1967)
June Barry ...
 June Forsyte (16 episodes, 1967)
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 'Young Jolyon' Forsyte (15 episodes, 1967)
Maggie Jones ...
 Smither (14 episodes, 1967)
Susan Hampshire ...
 Fleur Mont née Forsyte (14 episodes, 1967)
Nicholas Pennell ...
 Michael Mont (14 episodes, 1967)
John Welsh ...
 James Forsyte (12 episodes, 1967)
John Barcroft ...
 George Forsyte (11 episodes, 1967)
Suzanne Neve ...
 Holly Dartie née Forsyte (11 episodes, 1967)
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The extended Forsyte family live a more than pleasant upper middle class life in Victorian and later Edwardian England. The two central characters are Soames Forsyte and his cousin Jolyon Forsyte. Soames is a solicitor, all proper and straight-laced. His love for the beautiful Irene is his only weakness as is his beautiful daughter Fleur. Young Jolyon is the opposite, a free-thinking artist who abandons his wife to live with his children's nanny. Their lives and their children's lives will intersect over 30 years bringing happiness to some and tragedy to others. Written by garykmcd

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5 October 1969 (USA)  »

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(26 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Apart from the credits and occasional tunes from the background, there is absolutely no music score in the whole show. See more »

Quotes

Jolyon 'Jo' Forsyte: I'm not a true Forsyte. I'm a bit of a mongrel. I put the ha'pennies on my cheques, not take them off.
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Connections

Referenced in Are You Being Served?: Calling All Customers (1983) See more »

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Halcyon Days
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(from the suite 'The Three Elizabeths')
By Eric Coates
(theme music)
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The series is a marvelous treat.
1 August 1999 | by (Woodstock IL) – See all my reviews

The series is a marvelous treat. I watched it twice in the 1960s, when my local public television station ran it twice back-to-back. I have since watched it twice again; I found it on video. So I wanted people to know that it is now available.


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