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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 ...
 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)
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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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 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)
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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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 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

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

When Morgan proposes to Anne outside in the courtyard, the snow only falls on Anne. See more »

Quotes

Anne Shirley: [to Gilbert] Good grief, you sure know how to try one's patience.
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Connections

Followed by Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Barbara Allen
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Played by Emmeline on piano
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a necessary evil -- well, not so evil!
3 July 2002 | by (Philadelphia, PA) – See all my reviews

It's really tough to try to follow up a movie as spectacular and perfect as the first "Anne of Green Gables." However, as a purist, I must admit that the books were written as a series, and this is a necessary part of the story. And the film is well done. What's hard for real Anne fans to deal with in this movie is that it involves Anne moving past Avonlea. We all love Anne so much because, like her, we don't really want anything to change. We want to be Lost Children on our own island paradise forever, and once Anne grows up, we're forced to admit that we have too. This movie's actually pretty good -- and if I weren't complaining about my lost childhood, I'd be complaining that they never made a sequel. Overall I give this one a thumbs-up.


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