A World Apart (1969–1971)

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The disparity between generations, races, and genders (people who found themselves psychologically "a world apart" from one another) motivated this short-lived serial. Although generally ... See full summary »

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 Russell Barry (1 episode, 1971)
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 Patrice Kahlman (1 episode, 1971)
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 Nancy Condon (1 episode, 1971)
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 Fred Turner (1 episode, 1971)
Will Tynan ...
 Dr. William Sims (1 episode, 1971)
Jane White ...
 Olivia Hampton (1 episode, 1971)
Carol Williard ...
 Louise Turner (1 episode, 1971)
Erin Connor ...
 Becky Sims (1 episode, 1971)
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 Bud Whitman (1 episode, 1971)
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 Chris Kahlman (1 episode, 1971)
Augusta Dabney ...
 Betty Kahlman Barry (1 episode, 1971)
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 Matt Hampton (1 episode, 1971)
John Devlin ...
 Dr. Nathaniel Fuller (1 episode, 1971)
Stephen Elliott ...
 Jack Condon (1 episode, 1971)
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 Linda Peters (1 episode, 1971)
Kathleen Maguire ...
 Adrian Sims (1 episode, 1971)
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 Dr. Edward Sims (1 episode, 1971)
Albert Paulsen ...
 Dr. Neil Stevens (1 episode, 1971)
Anna Minot ...
 Meg Johns (1 episode, 1971)
John Carpenter ...
 Rev. Walter King (1 episode, 1971)
Pamela Lincoln ...
 Nurse Ford (1 episode, 1971)
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 Julie Stark (1 episode, 1971)
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The disparity between generations, races, and genders (people who found themselves psychologically "a world apart" from one another) motivated this short-lived serial. Although generally well-written and possessing one of the most talented casts in daytime television, "A World Apart" perished quickly in its early morning time-slot, but not before exploring such relevant early 70's issues such as: racial prejudice, teenage pregnancy, and cults. Written by Mark Faulkner <mtfalknr@cc.memphis.edu>

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