After another infidelity from Francis, Elizabeth decides to leave Francis for Ross after his father's death - but Demelza's pregnancy complicates the situation.

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Mrs. Carne
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Reverend Johns
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Blewitt
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Whilst Wheal Leisure does well other mines are closing and Demelza witnesses a riot as starving miners raid a granary store. Ross proposes the establishment of a copper smelting factory to bring local prosperity and break the Warleggans' stranglehold on local businesses. At a christening party for Ross and Demelza's baby daughter Julia, Ross meets idealistic young doctor Dwight Enys,a local boy who is newly qualified in London and anxious to help miners with respiratory problems. Ross offers him a house and his patronage.Demelza feels out of her depth as her parents arrive and cause a scene and only Verity offers her true friendship.Soon after Demelza contrives to reunite Verity with Andrew Blamey. A travelling troupe of actors arrive and local miner Mark Daniel is smitten by actress Keren,who marries him to get away from the company. She quickly becomes bored with him and has an affair with Dwight Enys. Jud gets drunk and threatens Demelza so Ross sacks him and Prudie. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Drama | History | Romance

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29 May 1977 (USA)  »

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Tom Carne: [Speaking about emelza] She's mighty fortunate to find her old father wed to as saintly a woman as ever lived and a good cook besides.
Mrs. Carne: [laughing] Go on with you, Tom Carne. You'd flatter a waistcoat off a bee.
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Poor Little Maiden All Forlorn
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Performed by Mary Wimbush
[Prudie sings to Jinny's baby]
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