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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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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

For the cow scene in which Anne and Diana fall into the mud, the costume department made four dresses. However, Megan Follows did the stunt in one take, and the others were not needed. See more »

Goofs

Anne's first day of school, she goes to the blackboard to write her name and the chalk breaks. There is nothing on the board. But after she closes the door, there is a streak of chalk which she supposedly wrote before the chalk broke. See more »

Quotes

Marilla Cuthbert: You set your heart too much on frivolous things and then crash down into despair when you don't get them.
Anne Shirley: I know. I can't help flying up on the wings of anticipation. It's as glorious as soaring through a sunset... almost pays for the thud.
Marilla Cuthbert: Well, maybe it does. But I'd rather walk calmly along and do without flying AND thud.
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Connections

References Little Women (1933) See more »

Soundtracks

Barbara Allen
Traditional
Played by Emmeline on piano
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A great sequel
16 February 2000 | by 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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