Uncle Silas (1987)
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Series cast summary:
Jane Lapotaire ...
 Madame de la Rougierre (3 episodes, 1989)
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 Maud Ruthyn (3 episodes, 1989)
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 Dr. Bryerly (3 episodes, 1989)
Barbara Shelley ...
 Cousin Monica (3 episodes, 1989)
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 Dudley Ruthyn (3 episodes, 1989)
Norma Shebbeare ...
 Mary Quince (3 episodes, 1989)
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 Uncle Silas Ruthyn (2 episodes, 1989)
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 Captain Oakley (2 episodes, 1989)
John Baker ...
 Old Giles (2 episodes, 1989)
Marcus Gilbert ...
 Lord Carysbroke (2 episodes, 1989)
Patti Love ...
 Peg Hawkes (2 episodes, 1989)
Conrad Phillips ...
 Dickon Hawkes (2 episodes, 1989)
Hilary Sesta ...
 Lucy Wyatt (2 episodes, 1989)
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Maud Ruthyn, a lovely and sensitive girl, is sent to stay with her Uncle Silas Ruthyn, a charismatic rogue who stands to inherit the family fortune... should anything untoward happen to young Maud. With the tyrannical Madame De La Rougierre as her governess, Maud finds that the estate holds terrors beyond her imaginings. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Last film of Conrad Phillips. See more »

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Dr. Bryerly: His house is not a proper place for you. It is a solitude, its master an outcast, and it has been the repeated scene of all sorts of scandals, and of one great crime.
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Great Gothic Thriller(there is not enough of these)
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It has mystery and suspense. It is heavy on eerie atmosphere throughout the movie which really sets the mood for the story. It has light romance which is not overblown. Peter O'toole makes a wonderful,wicked uncle. He is the only actor who could have played this role because he is very wicked yet unbelieveably charming.


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