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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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Complete series cast summary:
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 Miss Muriel Stacey 4 episodes, 1987
Schuyler Grant ...
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Susannah Hoffmann ...
Kathryn Trainor ...
Rosemary Radcliffe ...
 Mrs. Elizabeth Barry 4 episodes, 1987
Charmion King ...
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 Mr. Barry 4 episodes, 1987
Morgan Chapman ...
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 Alice Lawson 4 episodes, 1987
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 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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Patricia Hamilton ...
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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 ...
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
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 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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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

35 mm prints were created for theatrical release in Japan. 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

Katherine Brooke: [breaking up a fight] Have you girls no propriety? This is not a Turkish bazaar!
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References Little Women (1933) See more »

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Barbara Allen
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Played by Emmeline on piano
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Anne & Gilbert at last...
30 March 2002 | by (farnham, england) – See all my reviews

No matter what people say, the movie did stick to the book most of the time. I couldn't believe that Anne, if for only 5 seconds, could even have thought of marrying Morgan Harris (Anne Harris???? Yuck!).I think it would have been nicer to have Roy Gardner instead of Morgan. Then it might have satisfied more people. If you watch it as 'Anne: The Sequel' and not 'Anne of Avonlea' it makes more sense, because Anne is hardly in Avonlea at all. It positively broke my heart when Gilbert told Anne he was engaged to Christine Boyfriend-Stealer Stuart, and gave her that letter that said 'congratulations on your success, Carrots'. When Anne went to see Gilbert when he was dying and she had her hair all tumbling down I thought it looked much nicer than that weird hairdo she wears elsewhere. I knew Gil would be OK because I've read the books, but it still made my heart melt like chocolate on a warm day. That is truly the mark of a great movie - even when you know what's going to happen it still touches you. (Another example is the Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe film) It might have been nice to see more of Christine Boyfriend-Stealer Stuart because it didn't really seem like her and Gil were in love (unless it was Christine Boyfriend-Stealer Stuart that was helping Gil with his work in the first movie?). Gr8 movie, 10/10. Oh yeah - and I totally agree with Anne that a K is far nicer than a C in the name Katherine.


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