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Skylark (1993)

Jacob's farm is in trouble from a severe drought. Jacob and Sarah begin to wonder if Sarah can stay, and what will happen to Jacob if she and the children have to leave the farm.

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Jacob's farm is in trouble from a severe drought. Jacob and Sarah begin to wonder if Sarah can stay, and what will happen to Jacob if she and the children have to leave the farm. Written by Kathy Li

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7 February 1993 (USA)  »

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: Skylark (#42.2)  »

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Lou Wheaton: What's so funny?
Sarah Witting: We had a lovely day.
Matty Wheaton: Catch any fish?
Sarah Witting: No.
Lou Wheaton: Tell me. You gonna tell me? Tell me.
Caleb: [Giggling] Aw, it's a secret.
Lou Wheaton: Oh-oh, a Chub secret? Oh, I will make a deal with you. You tell me the Chub secret, and I will tell you Chub's real name. You can blackmail him.
Caleb: What's blackmail?
Harriet Wheaton: A criminal act, my dear.
Lou Wheaton: Come along, Caleb. Let us go to the porch, where I will reveal, only to you mind you, Chub's real name.
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Follows Sarah, Plain and Tall (1991) See more »

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Martha: M'appari tutt'amor (Ach so fromm, ach so traut)
Music by Friedrich von Flotow
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Only Unappealing Entry In The 'Sarah' Trilogy
9 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

The was the second segment in the trilogy of "Sarah, Plain and Tall." That opening movie, with the same title, was excellent and third in the series was very good, but this middle edition stunk.

It simply did not have the charm of the other two. The story was too much of a downer, with the family spending a lot of time battling a drought. The young boy, who was cute in "Sarah," was just a whiner in this movie, constantly asking questions in his whiny, annoying voice.

Overall, it committed the ultimate film sin - it was boring which is hard to do in a Christopher Walken movie. The film is the weakest of the three segments in the trilogy. Well, perhaps "unappealing" would be a better description than "weak."


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