Based on the bestseller by Catherine Marshall, Christy tells the story of an idealistic nineteen year old who leaves the comforts of her city home to teach school in the impoverished ... See full summary »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kellie Martin ...  Christy Huddleston 20 episodes, 1994-1995
Stewart Finlay-McLennan ...  Dr. Neil MacNeill 20 episodes, 1994-1995
Tyne Daly ...  Alice Henderson 20 episodes, 1994-1995
Randall Batinkoff ...  Rev. David Grantland 20 episodes, 1994-1995
Emily Schulman Emily Schulman ...  Ruby Mae Morrison 20 episodes, 1994-1995
Tess Harper ...  Fairlight Spencer 19 episodes, 1994-1995
Bruce McKinnon ...  Jeb Spencer 15 episodes, 1994-1995
Clay Jeter ...  Creed Allen 14 episodes, 1994-1995
Andy Nichols Andy Nichols ...  Little Burl Allen 14 episodes, 1994-1995
Kyle Hudgens Kyle Hudgens ...  Sam Houston Holcombe 13 episodes, 1994-1995
Alyssa Hmielewski Alyssa Hmielewski ...  Mountie O'Teale 11 episodes, 1994-1995
Frank Hoyt Taylor ...  Uncle Bogg 11 episodes, 1994-1995
Jenny Krochmal Jenny Krochmal ...  Zady Spencer 10 episodes, 1994-1995
Jack Landry ...  Rob Allen 9 episodes, 1994-1995
Bonita Allen Bonita Allen ...  Mary Allen 9 episodes, 1994-1995
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Based on the bestseller by Catherine Marshall, Christy tells the story of an idealistic nineteen year old who leaves the comforts of her city home to teach school in the impoverished Appalachian community of Cutter Gap, Tennessee in 1912. Strength, determination, and faith guide young Christy Huddleston through unforeseen difficulties, help her to gain understanding of the proud mountain people, and win her mentorship, friendship, and the love of two men. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 April 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Catherine Marshall's Christy See more »

Filming Locations:

Tennessee, USA See more »

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Runtime:

(21 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Christy was actually filmed in and around Townsend, TN, a small town near Gatlinburg that calls itself the "Peaceful Side of the Smokies." Many of the buildings still exist, though most are on private land and can only be viewed from the road. See more »

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Followed by Christy: Choices of the Heart (2001) See more »

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America's Anne of Green Gables
12 July 2019 | by anishahoppeSee all my reviews

Seeing the stark contrast of the poverty throughout the stunning Appalachian mountains isn't what Christy Huddleston was prepared for. She's a well-to-do sheltered outsider whose pride as a first time teacher occasionally sets her up for both comedic and serious life lessons. This series (based on the novel which in turn is based on the author's mother's real life experiences), is so beautifully crafted, you'll find yourself dreaming of your beautiful friends Fairlight Spencer, ruddy Scottish men, and drunk pigs for weeks! An absolute classic!


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