Sarah Thompson, an American visiting England, meets and marries William Whitfield, the Duke of Whitfield. They settle in a chateau in France and begin a family. World War II interrupts ... See full summary »
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 Sarah Thompson Whitfield 2 episodes, 1992
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 William Whitfield 2 episodes, 1992
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 Joachim von Mannheim 2 episodes, 1992
Corinne Touzet ...
 Emanuelle 2 episodes, 1992
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 Victoria Thompson 2 episodes, 1992
Simon Oates ...
 Edward Thompson 2 episodes, 1992
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 Charles Davenport 2 episodes, 1992
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 Freddie Van Deering 2 episodes, 1992
Ursula Howells ...
 The Duchess 2 episodes, 1992
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 King George 2 episodes, 1992
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 Sir Harcourt Griffiths 2 episodes, 1992
Josiane Peiffer ...
 Mrs. Goldman 2 episodes, 1992
Pen Turner ...
Michele Clees ...
Nicholas Klein ...
 Phillip (age 4) 2 episodes, 1992
Rowan Hawkins ...
 Phillip (age 7) 2 episodes, 1992
Kristopher Milnes ...
 Phillip (age 10) 2 episodes, 1992
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 Phillip (age 16) 2 episodes, 1992
Amanda Parfitt
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 Adjutant 2 episodes, 1992
Rebecca Charles
Rafael Springer
Sarah Harper
Richard Reimer
Marco Lorenzini
Roger Seimetz
Anna Farnworth
Peter Needham
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 Isabelle 2 episodes, 1992
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Robin Hart ...
 Lord Xavier Whitfield 2 episodes, 1992
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 Armand De Musset 2 episodes, 1992
Francesca Hall ...
 Cecily Hawthorne 2 episodes, 1992
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 Julian (age 15) 2 episodes, 1992
Kristy Bruce ...
 Isabelle (age 7) 2 episodes, 1992
Justin Ridgewell ...
 Xavier (age 7) 2 episodes, 1992
Jason Richards ...
Benjamin Freeman ...
 Alexander 2 episodes, 1992
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 Christina 2 episodes, 1992
Serge Tonon
Brendan Morgan
Tom Beard
Giuseppe DiCola
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Sarah Thompson, an American visiting England, meets and marries William Whitfield, the Duke of Whitfield. They settle in a chateau in France and begin a family. World War II interrupts their happiness and alters their future. After the war, the family helps war survivors by buying their jewelry and eventually opens a jewelry store, which rapidly becomes a success. But conflicts abound as new generations arise and forces from both outside and within threaten the store and the family. Written by Anonymous

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Do not hold out for your happiness
29 November 2003 | by See all my reviews

I had seen the film many times and thought Miss O'Toole had a great performance. In the movie, the children grew to be snobbish and selfish. I felt that their mother was showing her devotion by bailing them out of every mess they got into. She sacrificed her wishes and desires for their well being and security. I feel that she was brave in war time and true to her Husband in his illness.


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