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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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 Miss Muriel Stacey (4 episodes, 1987)
Schuyler Grant ...
 Diana Barry (4 episodes, 1987)
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 Katherine Brooke (4 episodes, 1987)
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 Pauline Harris (4 episodes, 1987)
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 Emmeline Harris (4 episodes, 1987)
Susannah Hoffmann ...
 Jen Pringle (4 episodes, 1987)
Kathryn Trainor ...
 Essie (4 episodes, 1987)
Rosemary Radcliffe ...
 Mrs. Elizabeth Barry (4 episodes, 1987)
Charmion King ...
 Aunt Josephine Barry (4 episodes, 1987)
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 Mr. Barry (4 episodes, 1987)
Morgan Chapman ...
 Minnie May Barry (4 episodes, 1987)
Mag Ruffman ...
 Alice Lawson (4 episodes, 1987)
Leslie Carlson ...
 Mr. Charles Lawson (4 episodes, 1987)
Jacqueline Blais ...
 Mrs. Harrison (4 episodes, 1987)
Kay Hawtrey ...
 Mabel Sloane (4 episodes, 1987)
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 Fred Wright (4 episodes, 1987)
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 Mrs. Boulter (4 episodes, 1987)
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 Moody Spurgeon (4 episodes, 1987)
David Fox ...
 John Blythe (4 episodes, 1987)
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 Gilbert Blythe (4 episodes, 1987)
Patricia Hamilton ...
 Rachel Lynde (4 episodes, 1987)
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 Anne Shirley (4 episodes, 1987)
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 Marilla Cuthbert (4 episodes, 1987)
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 Mrs. Margaret Harris (4 episodes, 1987)
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 Morgan Harris (4 episodes, 1987)
David Hughes ...
 Thomas Lynde (2 episodes, 1987)
Trish Nettleton ...
 Jane Andrews (2 episodes, 1987)
Rod Heffernan ...
 Harry Inglis (2 episodes, 1987)
Jennifer Inch ...
 Ruby Gillis (2 episodes, 1987)
Sheila Harcourt ...
 Christine Stuart (2 episodes, 1987)
Arlene Meadows ...
 Soprano at Wedding (2 episodes, 1987)
Brigit Wilson ...
 Tillie Boulter (2 episodes, 1987)
Ian Heath ...
 Anthony Pye (2 episodes, 1987)
Fraser Chapman ...
 Tommy Bell (2 episodes, 1987)
James O'Regan ...
 Mr. Pye (2 episodes, 1987)
Patricia Carroll Brown ...
 Avonlea Townswoman (2 episodes, 1987)
Chick Roberts ...
 Avonlea Townsman (2 episodes, 1987)
Martin Donlevy ...
 Jerry Buote (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Mrs. Tom Pringle (2 episodes, 1987)
Meg Hogarth ...
 Mrs. James Pringle (2 episodes, 1987)
Carolyn Hetherington ...
 Mrs. Walter Pringle (2 episodes, 1987)
Lynne Gorman ...
 Mrs. John Pringle (2 episodes, 1987)
Maxine Miller ...
 Mrs. Albert Pringle (2 episodes, 1987)
Robert Gailbraith ...
 Mr. Pringle (2 episodes, 1987)
Molly MacNeil ...
 Myra Pringle (2 episodes, 1987)
Fiona McGillivray ...
 Hattie Pringle (2 episodes, 1987)
London Juno ...
 Jimsie Pringle (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Lewis Allen (2 episodes, 1987)
Michael Fletcher ...
 Minister (2 episodes, 1987)
Louise Nicol ...
 Miss Kerr (2 episodes, 1987)
Ingrid Bauer ...
 Miss MacKay (2 episodes, 1987)
Fred Booker ...
 Mr. McTavish (2 episodes, 1987)
Charles Jolliffe ...
 Alec McGuiness (2 episodes, 1987)
Janice Bryan ...
 Maid at Mrs. Pringle's (2 episodes, 1987)
Dora Dainton ...
 Maid at Maplehurst (2 episodes, 1987)
Gladys O'Connor ...
 Maid at Maplehurst (2 episodes, 1987)
Joe Franklin ...
 Issac Kent (2 episodes, 1987)
Glori Gage ...
 Elvira Evans (2 episodes, 1987)
Marilyn Boyle ...
 Gossip at Ball (2 episodes, 1987)
Lionel Purcell ...
 Cab Driver (2 episodes, 1987)
Blair Purcell ...
 Wagon Driver (2 episodes, 1987)
Richard Cryer ...
 Shepherd (2 episodes, 1987)
Hudson Sullivan ...
 Diana's Baby (2 episodes, 1987)
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Storyline

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

Two versions exist of this film. The first version is as originally aired on TV in 1987 and is available on the 2005 full-screen 'Collector's Edition' DVD. The second version uses alternate, outtake footage (due to negative damage on the first reel, first 30 minutes of film) and is available as the 2011 wide-screen 'Restoration Edition' DVD. See more »

Goofs

When Anne is preparing to go to Diana and Fred's engagement party, there is a red giftbox on the table. Rachel gives it to Anne as Anne leaves for the party. But in the last shot of that scene, the box is back on the table. See more »

Quotes

Anne Shirley: I feel as though someone's handed me the moon... and I don't exactly know what to do with it.
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Connections

Referenced in Avonlea: Old Quarrels, Old Love (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Barbara Allen
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Played by Emmeline on piano
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User Reviews

 
Just as good as the first movie!
29 January 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This movie is superb: funny, romantic, adventurous and beautiful! It doesn't hold true to the books as much as the first movie (not very much, in fact), but it is still very enjoyable and delightful to watch!

Anne of Avonlea has a very touching ending as well.


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