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Episode #1.5 

Michael is declared bankrupt and he sinks back to where he was 21 years ago. Michael starts drinking again and threatens Donald physically, and also plans to expose Lucetta's past to the Donald.

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Michael Henchard
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Lucetta Farfrae
Janet Maw ...
Elizabeth-Jane
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Donald Farfrae
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Jopp
Peter Bourke ...
Abel Whittle
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Mr. Joyce
William Whymper ...
Commissioner
Clifford Parrish ...
Longways
Douglas Milvain ...
Coney
Jeffrey Holland ...
Carter
Michael Miller ...
Farmer
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Landlord
Jack Le White ...
Fiddler
Phillada Sewell ...
Old Woman (as Phillida Sewell)
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After his disastrous business decisions, Michael is declared bankrupt. He accepts it philosophically but he is upset when he is told that his business, house and its contents were bought by Donald Farfrae. Donald offers him assistance but he is to proud to accept charity. However, he accepts a job working for Donald. After 21 years of abstinence, Michael starts drinking again. When drunk he threatens harm to Donald and, despite the warnings, Donald ignores them. Then Donald is elected mayor. He then threatens to fully expose to Donald the contents of Lucetta's letters that she wrote to Michael. Overhearing this, she tries to get them away from him. Written by jem

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1 October 1978 (USA)  »

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Early One Morning
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Traditional
Performed by Alan Bates
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