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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 we see Emmeline Harris leave the room to take Essie to the ladies room. However, we see her sitting at her desk as Jen Pringle returns to her desk after she receives the strap. Moments later after the bell rings we see Emmeline and Essie have re-entered the class, almost as if Jen's snake and the mayhem it caused was deleted. See more »

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Anne Shirley: [crying on her bed] Oh, Marilla, such a Jonah day.
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References Little Women (1933) See more »

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Barbara Allen
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Good sequel
19 December 2001 | by (Newton, kansas) – See all my reviews

Most sequels loose their place very quickly in your mind, but not this one. While it departed from the book more, it was still very interesting, and for all the reasons the first one was a success, this one was as well. The scenery was beautiful and the acting was top notch. It just needed to have a little more zest in it like the first one.


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