When a spoiled English girl living in 19th century India loses both parents in a cholera epidemic, she is sent back to England to live in a country mansion. The lord is a strange old man-- frail and deformed, immensely kind but so melancholy. She wishes to discover what has caused him so much sorrow and to bring joy back to the household. It all must have something to do with the screams and wails which echo through the house at night and no one wants to talk about. Written by
Paul Emmons <firstname.lastname@example.org>
30 November 1987 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Secret Garden (#37.1)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
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Many of Highclere Castle's furnishings were used during filming and are arranged in the same manner throughout the house today. See more
I just have the most marvelous idea; after the governers ball why don't we go for a breakfast picnic along the river?
People at table
Oh yes, yes, I'd like that very much.
I don't think I should feel like a picnic after dancing all night.
Besides, I shan't be going to the ball, Stephen has booked me a passage to England. He says there's some kind of plague in the provinces.
Oh, there's always some kind of plague in the provinces, Mrs. Crawford. I wouldn't let that stop me from going to the ball.
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