Mary Carson, the owner of a large sheep ranch, becomes enamored of parish priest Ralph de Bricassart Â- even as he takes notice of Mary's niece Meggie Cleary. When Ralph does not return her ardor, Mary plots to influence his destiny even from the grave. Written by
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In the first episode when Mary gives the horse to Father Ralph after he won the horse race, you can see the shadow of the film crews head on the flank of Ralphs horse/leg. See more
I have chosen to destroy you, Priest. Oh, I'll go to hell for it of course! But it'll be nothing compared to the hell I'm planning for you.
The Story of the Thorn Birds
Written and Performed by Henry Mancini See more