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

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 October 1971 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Az Onedin család See more »

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Runtime:

(91 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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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 »

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Spoofed in The Two Ronnies: Episode #3.4 (1973) See more »

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Opening music from Spartacus Suite
Written by Aram Khachaturyan (as Khachaturian)
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admirable
23 August 2018 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

A BBC serie. And the another definition becomes bizarre. Because it is the serie of many youths. Defined by costumes, atmosphere, the feeling of salted air, more than reasonable performances. And by a sort of flavour. Enigmatic, powerful, seductive, delicate, bitter. A serie about a man, his love and his ambition. And, sure, about the sea and the spirit of a period. All - impecable. And preserving, after decades, the fresh air of pure adventure.


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