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Writers (WGA):
Patricia MacLachlan (characters from novel "Sarah, Plain and Tall")
Patricia MacLachlan (written by)
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Release Date:
7 February 1993 (USA) See more »
Jacob's farm is in trouble from a severe drought. Jacob and Sarah begin to wonder if Sarah can stay... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations See more »
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Love is even more powerful under trials! See more (15 total) »


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Directed by
Joseph Sargent 
Writing credits
Patricia MacLachlan (characters from novel "Sarah, Plain and Tall")

Patricia MacLachlan (written by)

Produced by
Glenn Close .... executive producer
Robert Huddleston .... line producer
Joseph Sargent .... producer
William Self .... executive producer
Original Music by
David Shire 
Cinematography by
Mike Fash 
Film Editing by
Michael Brown 
Casting by
Phyllis Huffman 
Production Design by
Ed Wittstein 
Art Direction by
Norbert Kolb 
Set Decoration by
Derek R. Hill 
Costume Design by
James Echerd 
Van Broughton Ramsey 
Makeup Department
Michael Kriston .... hair stylist
Malanie J. Romero .... hair stylist
Malanie J. Romero .... makeup artist
Jean-Luc Russier .... makeup artist
Peggy Schierholz .... hair stylist
Michael White .... makeup artist
Production Management
Adam Boster .... assistant production manager trainee
Robert Huddleston .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nina Halvorsson .... second assistant director
Gary M. Strangis .... first assistant director
Art Department
Lance Cheatham .... set dresser
George A. Lee .... assistant property master (as George A. Lee II)
Richard Blake Wester .... property master
Sound Department
David C. Eichhorn .... dialogue editor
Grover B. Helsley .... sound re-recording mixer (as Grover Helsley)
Troy Porter .... sound re-recording mixer
Terry Rodman .... supervising sound editor
Richard D. Rogers .... sound re-recording mixer (as Richard Rogers)
Tim Chilton .... foley artist (uncredited)
Frank Fleming .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Jacob Goldstein .... sound mixer (uncredited)
Kristi Johns .... adr editor (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Wayne Beauchamp .... special effects
Camera and Electrical Department
John D. Burkley .... gaffer
William Ku .... second assistant camera
Rick Marroquin .... grip
Robert D. Shulman .... key grip
Richard Speed .... electrician
Casting Department
Jack Wright .... casting: Kansas
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jeannie Johnson .... key costumer
Karen Lloyd .... costumer
Cheri Reed .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Patsy Bouge .... assistant film editor
Music Department
Tom Boyd .... oboe soloist
Diane Prentice .... music clearance
Lori Slomka .... music editor
Transportation Department
Alan Collis .... transportation coordinator
Gracie Klein .... driver
Terry R. Owens .... production driver
Other crew
Linda Brennan .... dialect coach
Joe Cacciotti .... key production assistant
Dawn Dumas .... animal trainer (as Dawn Martin-Weiner)
Judy-Anne Goldman .... assistant coordinator
Betty A. Griffin .... script supervisor
West Humphries .... caterer
Lesley Hurrien .... animal trainer (as Leslie Hurren)
Diane Lee .... maine location manager
Denny Peterson .... head wrangler
Michael Stubbs .... location manager: Kansas
Teresa M. Yarbrough .... production coordinator

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Hallmark Hall of Fame: Skylark (#42.2)" - USA (anthology series)
"Sarah, Plain and Tall: Skylark" - USA (alternative title)
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95 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Canada:PG (Ontario) | USA:G
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

Jacob Witting:I love you, Sarah. There are some things that can't be written... in a letter. I'm not good with words.
Sarah Witting:You're fine with words. I never thought you'd come. I dreamed about it at night when the sea sounded like wind through the grasses. I thought about it at night when Caleb had bad dreams. I saw your face everywhere, Jacob, everywhere. I'd look at the sea and see your face there, and in the sky. When I looked at Anna and Caleb you were there. Once in the street I saw somebody that looked like you and I rushed after him. Once I met the train because something told me maybe you'd be there...
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Movie Connections:
Edited into "Hallmark Hall of Fame" (1951)See more »
Martha: M'appari tutt'amor (Ach so fromm, ach so traut)See more »


Are the same actors from "Sarah, Plain and Tall" back for this movie?
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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Love is even more powerful under trials!, 26 February 2002
Author: Sherwin Goerlitz ( from Kelowna BC, Canada

This sequel follows two years behind "Sarah, Plain and Tall." And I loved it even better! The mail-order bride from Maine, is now part of the Witting family. She and Jacob have fallen in love and his two young children have truly become her own. Their simple, but rich life on the Kansas prairie is threatened by a terrible drought. One by one their friends and neighbors are forced to abandon their farms, but they vow to stay and fight to keep the family farm. When the wells run dry and fire threatens their very lives, they too are forced to make a decision that will tear them from their home and each other. Sarah and the two children go to Maine.

Separated by miles, but bound together by love, they learn that devotion is what makes them a family; and that love is even more powerful under trials. There are some great quotes in this movie as Sarah talks to the children. "Yes, I loved your papa's letters, but it what was between the lines that I loved the most." "What was between the lines?" "His life, that's what was between the lines. Sometimes..." "Sometimes papa's not good with words." "Sometimes what people chose to write down on paper is more important than what they say." Here is good quality family entertainment.

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