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North & South 

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | TV Mini-Series (1975)
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A young woman is uprooted from her idyllic village in Southern England, has her eyes opened to class warfare in the industrial North, and receives a surprising marriage proposal.
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Series cast summary:
Rosalind Shanks ...  Margaret Hale 4 episodes, 1975
Patrick Stewart ...  John Thornton 4 episodes, 1975
Rosalie Crutchley ...  Mrs. Thornton 4 episodes, 1975
Robin Bailey Robin Bailey ...  Mr. Hale 4 episodes, 1975
Peggy Ann Wood Peggy Ann Wood ...  Dixon 4 episodes, 1975
Norman Jones ...  Nicholas Higgins 4 episodes, 1975
Kathleen Byron ...  Mrs. Hale 3 episodes, 1975
Barbara Hickmott Barbara Hickmott ...  Bessy Higgins 3 episodes, 1975
Pamela Moiseiwitsch Pamela Moiseiwitsch ...  Fanny Thornton 3 episodes, 1975
Christopher Burgess Christopher Burgess ...  Boucher 2 episodes, 1975
Peter Welch ...  Slickson 2 episodes, 1975
Frank Mills ...  Williams 2 episodes, 1975
Ray Mort ...  Carter 2 episodes, 1975
Gail Harrison Gail Harrison ...  Edith Shaw 2 episodes, 1975
Ian Marter ...  Henry Lennox 2 episodes, 1975
Ginette McDonald Ginette McDonald ...  Mary Higgins 2 episodes, 1975
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A young woman is uprooted from her idyllic village in Southern England, has her eyes opened to class warfare in the industrial North, and receives a surprising marriage proposal.

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

1 December 1975 (UK) See more »

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North & South See more »

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Runtime:

(4 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Patrick Stewart is great. The rest is not.
19 December 2014 | by anakin_99See all my reviews

If you are a fan of Patrick Stewart, this may be worth a watch. He is young and has hair. His acting in this is solid as always, but he is the only redeeming part. His fake "Northern" accent is a bit weird, but OK.

Most of the other actors are mediocre or just terrible. I especially didn't like the lead actress. The camera and lighting quality are low which also made it hard to watch. I was often distracted by the edges of the picture being blurry, which must be from using cheap zoom lenses.

At 4 hours long, with slow pacing, this was almost unbearable to get through, but Patrick Stewart's performance made it worth finishing. The story is also good, but I've been told the 2004 version is better.


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