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Anne of Avonlea (1987)
"Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Family | Romance  -  19 May 1987 (USA)
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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, now a schoolteacher, has begun writing stories and collecting rejection slips. She makes the acquaintance of a handsome, rich, bachelor, chases a cow, and wins (to her chagrin) a baking soda 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 girls school, where she meets opposition from one of the teachers, Miss Brooke, and the Pringle clan (one of whom is the rich, handsome bachelor). But while Anne enjoys the battle, and the friends she makes, she returns to Avonlea. Written by Kathy Li

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The line Hattie Pringle says about not wanting to bruise herself fainting on stage was first written in Louisa May Alcott's novel, "Little Women" and verbally said, by a character, named "Amy". See more »

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During Anne's first class at Kingsport Ladies College, she does not yet know Essie's name when Essie faints, from the horror, of Jen Pringle's snake, that was secretly put in Anne's desk, and has to leave the room. After Essie returns to the room, Anne refers to Essie by her first name. See more »

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Josie Pye: Oh, that Anne Shirley is so smug!
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Followed by Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning (2008) See more »

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A great sequel
16 February 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have to say that this is one sequel that is just as terrific, if not more so, than the original! Megan Follows, Colleen Dewhurst and Jonathan Crombie are excellent again as Anne, Marilla, and Gilbert. The entire supporting cast is wonderful as well. The story is so romantic, exciting, and absorbing, and the scenery and costumes are breathtaking. There are plenty of laughs in this movie too. Every girl should see the "Anne" movies. I can't wait for the next one!


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