Wind at My Back: Season 3, Episode 11

Marathon (4 Apr. 1999)

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It's the Christmas season, 1934, and a time for reflection for many New Bedford residents. On pragmatic matters, May is quickly called away to Cape Breton to take care of Cousin Jessie, who... See full summary »

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Cynthia Belliveau ...
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Dylan Provencher ...
Tyrone Savage ...
James Carroll ...
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Toppy Bailey
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Dan MacDonald ...
Alden Cramp
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Richard Blackburn ...
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Alice MacFarlane (as Julia Annis)
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It's the Christmas season, 1934, and a time for reflection for many New Bedford residents. On pragmatic matters, May is quickly called away to Cape Breton to take care of Cousin Jessie, who has taken a fall and requires care. Doris is spending the holidays in New York with her friends, which gets both Grace and Toppy thinking about their own lives and dreams. Grace laments never having accomplished anything she's ever wanted to do, such as travel, and laments the suitors that have gone from her life. And Toppy laments her new separated status - at least with Grace, she sees someone who had a choice in her life whereas her separation from Bob was his decision. But Alden and Callie, in addition to wanting to make money, are building on these and other dreams by sponsoring a 126-hour dance marathon to start on Boxing Day, ending on the stroke of midnight New Years Day, 1935. The winners, if any, will win $200. To build loyalty into the CRNB listening audience, the Cramps also sponsor a ... Written by Huggo

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Written by Stephen Foster
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