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Anne of Avonlea 

Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel (original title)
Anne Shirley accepts a teaching position at a girls boarding school in a town dominated by a rich and belligerant family determined to make her life miserable.
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 Anne Shirley (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Marilla Cuthbert (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Miss Muriel Stacey (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Diana Barry (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Katherine Brooke (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Pauline Harris (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Emmeline Harris (2 episodes, 1987)
Susannah Hoffmann ...
 Jen Pringle (2 episodes, 1987)
Kathryn Trainor ...
 Essie (2 episodes, 1987)
Rosemary Radcliffe ...
 Mrs. Elizabeth Barry (2 episodes, 1987)
Charmion King ...
 Aunt Josephine Barry (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Mr. Barry (2 episodes, 1987)
Morgan Chapman ...
 Minnie May Barry (2 episodes, 1987)
Mag Ruffman ...
 Alice Lawson (2 episodes, 1987)
Leslie Carlson ...
 Mr. Charles Lawson (2 episodes, 1987)
Jacqueline Blais ...
 Mrs. Harrison (2 episodes, 1987)
Kay Hawtrey ...
 Mabel Sloane (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Fred Wright (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Mrs. Boulter (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Moody Spurgeon (2 episodes, 1987)
David Fox ...
 John Blythe (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Mrs. Margaret Harris (2 episodes, 1987)
Frank Converse ...
 Morgan Harris (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Gilbert Blythe (2 episodes, 1987)
Patricia Hamilton ...
 Rachel Lynde (2 episodes, 1987)
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Anne Shirley, now a schoolteacher, has begun writing stories and collecting rejection slips. She makes the acquaintance of a handsome, rich, bachelor, (jumping to a wrong conclusion, she and Diana chased down Rachel Lynde's cow, thinking it was Dolly) & immediately sold it to John Blythe. [When she realizes her fault, Anne & Marilla do a special visit to Rachel Lynde & her longtime husband, Thomas. During this visit, Thomas Lynde dies & Rachel Lynde became a widow!] and wins (to her chagrin) Rolling's Reliable baking soda (that was forged by Diana) company's writing contest. She acts as Diana's maid of honor, and refuses Gilbert Blythe's marriage proposal; which sends her to teach Kingsport Ladies' College, an exclusive all girl students' school, where she meets opposition from the principal, Miss Katherine Brooke, and the Pringle clan (one of whom is the rich, handsome bachelor). But while Anne won the numerous conflicts & battles, and the friends she makes, she returns to Avonlea. Written by Kathy Li

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Trivia

Though the American title is "Anne of Avonlea", it is only partially based on that Lucy Maud Montgomery book (second in the series), and is in fact based on parts from books 2-4 in the series (out of 8). This was because Kevin Sullivan thought there wasn't "enough dramatic material for a film" in the sequel "Anne of Avonlea" alone. See more »

Goofs

When Anne and Diana are in the cabbage field trying to catch the Jersey cow, it is supposedly in the early- to late-morning. However, in one shot, you can see the sun setting behind them and hear the evening crickets in the woods. See more »

Quotes

Anne Shirley: [seeing the banner congratulating her on her story] Great Jehosophat!
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Referenced in Avonlea: Old Quarrels, Old Love (1991) See more »

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One Of The Most Beautiful Movies Ever Made
3 January 2000 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I LOVE this movie. Meagan Follows is again wonderful as Anne Shirley - the red-headed orphan girl taken in by Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert. Pet Peeve: When the sequel originally aired on Canadian television (to my knowledge the first place it aired) it was titled "Anne Of Green Gables:The Sequel". Isn't that the way it should be listed instead of "Anne Of Avonlea"? Yes, it is listed as such in the "also known as" list of titles but it's just not the same thing. Okay, that aside, if you haven't seen this movie and you like classy, smart, beautiful movies - this is the one to watch!


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