Reviews written by registered user
Send an IMDb private message
to this author or view their message board profile.
11 out of 11 people found the following review useful:
Lovers of Masterpiece Theatre will be delighted., 25 July 2004
This 1967 adaptation of Galsworthy is presented in the grand old style
of Masterpiece Theatre and is riveting despite its length. At 26 hours,
it can afford to spin out the tale in a rather leisurely fashion, thus
providing us with a richer and deeper insight into the characters than
the more curtailed 2003 version. But it never seems boring. Casting is
strong with the possible exception of Irene, played mechanically by
Nyree Dawn Porter, who seems more like a Barbie doll than a real woman.
The young Susan Hampshire is a delight when she finally arrives on the