Civil War has just finished, but things in the country aren't much better, especially in the South.
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 Elkanah Bent (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Charles Main (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Judith Main (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Madeline Main (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Stanley Hazard (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Brett Hazard (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Ashton Main Fenway (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Prudence (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Willa (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Will Fenway (3 episodes, 1994)
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 George Hazard (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Isaac (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Adolphus (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Cooper Main (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Francis Cardozo (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Gettys (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Lt. Pickles (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Jim (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Scar (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Sam Trump (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Jane (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Maureen (3 episodes, 1994)
Darryl Theirse ...
 Titus (3 episodes, 1994)
Cameron Finley ...
 Gus (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Beaufort (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Micah (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Magic Magee (2 episodes, 1994)
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 Captain Venable (2 episodes, 1994)
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 Isabel Hazard (2 episodes, 1994)
Ron Frazier ...
 Stanton (2 episodes, 1994)
Jerry Cotton ...
 Edwin (2 episodes, 1994)
Tony Frank ...
 Keyes (2 episodes, 1994)
Elbert Lewis ...
 Minister (2 episodes, 1994)
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 Jupiter Smith (2 episodes, 1994)
Randy Moore ...
 Duncan (2 episodes, 1994)
Woody Watson ...
 Jack Quinlan (2 episodes, 1994)
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St. Louis After losing their big house, Orry and Madelaine live with their little son in a town. It's not easy, but they try to help people from the South. But one day, Elkanah Bent and Orry's sister ; Ashton, come and Bent kills Orry. Furious Ashton kills Bent (or at least she thinks so). Madelaine is forced to get back to their house that has burnt in a fire, right after the War. When George Hazard learns about Orry's death, he is very sad, but decidec to go and help Madelaine. Meanwhile, Bent turns out to be alive. He goes to Pennsylvania and kills Constance Hazard (George's wife), and then goes to St. Louis and kidnaps Charles Main's little son. Initially broken-hearted George, gets furious after learning about the kidnapping. He goes at the prairie to find Charles. Together, they go after Bent. Meanwhile, Madelaine must fight against the Ku-Klux-Klan, as well as her brother-in-law, who don't want her building school for Black kids ... Written by Annie

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Also Known As:

North and South Book III: Heaven and Hell  »

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Tony Frank (Keyes) appeared also in "North and South" and "North and South, Book II", but in different role - the slave overseer Salem Jones. See more »

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During the segment where Charles starts to court Willa, he is a Corporal. During this, they show him as a Corporal, then as a First Sergeant, then again as a Corporal See more »

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Ashton Main Fenway: [after seeing the burned Mont Royal] Mont Royal, my beautiful Mont Royal what in gods name happened to you?
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Follows North and South, Book II (1986) See more »

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Just not the same
13 August 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I've only just started watching the first episode of book three after going through a marathon of watching two episodes a night of books one and two. Didn't know there was a third until I got the DVD. Have read the book, but it was a while ago.

Inconsistencies avail in this series. Orry Jr. never seems to age. I noticed this at the end of book two. Orry tells George at the hospital he hasn't seen Madeline in two years. We he reunites with her, the baby looks like he's six months if that. He should be almost two years old!! In book three the time line is fuzzy at best. How soon after the war does the setting take place? Orry Jr. is still not that much older, but Gus, Charles' son, is five years old!! He was born after Orry Jr. who looks like he's maybe a year old.

George mentions kids, as in more than one, but no mention made at the end of book two that he has more than one.

Why would Madeline want to build a house in Mont Royal's front yard, when the slave quarters were not destroyed? I thought she was interested in rebuilding Mont Royal, yet she takes the time to build a school for freed slaves. Doesn't she have Justin's house she could sell or live in, or if that was burned down, the property could be sold to help refinance Mont Royal.

If Charles hated the war so much, why wouldn't he stay behind, raise his son, and help rebuild Mont Royal with Madeline.

Why bother replacing Ezra and Simi with Jane and Issac? Why not bring back the two freed slaves that stayed with them to the end of book 2? And the opening scene with the footage of Patrick Swayze making his way across to the front door. That is obviously Mont Royal, because when Madeline is meeting with Ashton at the friend's house in Charleston, from which the double for Patrick exits, the set up and lighting are way different inside.

Though I am a big fan of the first two, I would only recommend watching the third one out of curiosity. It doesn't have nearly the same quality all around. Thank God it was only three episodes instead of six.


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