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Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view.

Director: Ronald Neame
Stars: Maggie Smith, Gordon Jackson, Robert Stephens
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Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

The social rivalry between two women in the 1930s when Lucia moves to the small English town of Tilling.

Stars: Geraldine McEwan, Prunella Scales, Nigel Hawthorne
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

At a reception for a fading film star making a screen comeback, a gushing, pushy fan is poisoned by a drink apparently meant for the actress.

Director: Norman Stone
Stars: Joan Hickson, Claire Bloom, Barry Newman
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Tom Jones, a maid's son adopted by the nobleman she worked for, now all grown up must run away from home when he is set up by his jealous cousin. He has several adventures and women on his way to town where his possible salvation awaits.

Director: Cliff Owen
Stars: Nicky Henson, Trevor Howard, Terry-Thomas
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A young, married couple inherit an estate and decide to turn it into a summer camp for children.

Director: Gerald Thomas
Stars: Leslie Phillips, Geraldine McEwan, Julia Lockwood
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 Jean Brodie (7 episodes, 1978)
Lynsey Baxter ...
 Sandy Stranger (6 episodes, 1978)
Amanda Kirby ...
 Jenny Gray (6 episodes, 1978)
Vivienne Ross ...
 Miss Campbell (6 episodes, 1978)
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 Rose Stanley (5 episodes, 1978)
Georgine Anderson ...
 Miss Gaunt (4 episodes, 1978)
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 Teddy Lloyd (4 episodes, 1978)
Madeleine Christie ...
 Mrs. MacDonald (4 episodes, 1978)
Michael Elder ...
 Rev. Ian Ball (4 episodes, 1978)
Jean McKinley ...
 Mary MacGregor (4 episodes, 1978)
Julie Brennan ...
 Juliet (3 episodes, 1978)
George Cormack ...
 Mr. Lawson (3 episodes, 1978)
Penelope Allsopp ...
 Dorothy (2 episodes, 1978)
Romana Kaye ...
 Giulia Cibelli (2 episodes, 1978)
Elizabeth Joyce Walker ...
 Theatre audience (2 episodes, 1978)
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22 January 1978 (UK)  »

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Los mejores años de Miss Brodie  »

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1.33 : 1
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The original Broadway production of "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" by Jay Presson Allen opened at the Helen Hayes Theater in New York on January 16, 1968 and ran for 379 performances. See more »

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Version of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969) See more »

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Better Than The 1969 Movie
27 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed seeing this on PBS. I didn't like the 1969 movie, due to nudity. It was rated PG, however with the nude scene it should have been X. This mini TV series tells about a Girls school. Ms. Brodie was a teacher the girls admired. She took them to the Ballet, served them tea and got them interested in the arts. They should release this mini series to DVD. I'm sure other people would be interested in this program. Dorothy a girl who was interested in the arts had a strict Father, who beat her with a belt. All because she broke the china doing head stands. I give this mini series "A+." I just hope someday that it will be released so everyone can enjoy these type of educational programs sponsored by PBS.


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