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The Onedin Line 

James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love. James is ruthless in his attempt to get a shipping line started... See full summary »

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Cyril Abraham
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8   7   6   5   4   3   2   1  
1980   1979   1978   1977   1976   1974   … See all »
4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Peter Gilmore ...  James Onedin / ... 91 episodes, 1971-1980
Jessica Benton ...  Elizabeth Frazer / ... 91 episodes, 1971-1980
Howard Lang ...  Captain Baines / ... 89 episodes, 1971-1980
Mary Webster Mary Webster ...  Sarah Onedin 56 episodes, 1971-1979
Brian Rawlinson ...  Robert Onedin 41 episodes, 1971-1978
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Storyline

James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love. James is ruthless in his attempt to get a shipping line started in Liverpool of the 1860s. Written by Jim Burke <burkeji@forfas.ie>

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Trivia

The show was praised for its locations and use of genuine historical vessels. Along with day-to-day drama, romance, and business dealings, the series also tackled social and economic issues of the time, such as slavery. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Remembering Douglas Camfield (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Opening music from Spartacus Suite
Written and conducted by Aram Khachaturyan (as Khachaturian)
Performed by Wiener Philharmoniker
Adapted by Anthony Isaac
[series title theme]
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Outstanding series
18 March 2018 | by yonanimalSee all my reviews

One of my all time favorites. This and Tenko are must see T.V. And should be watched in a great big gulp. Entire cast of both shows are brilliant as is writing.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 October 1971 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Onedin Linie See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(91 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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