Wind at My Back (1996–2001)
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Four Walls and a Roof: Part 1 

It's the summer of 1932, and the Depression is taking its toll on the people of Ontario. Jack and Honey Bailey own a hardware store in North Bridge, and Jack, understanding the hardships of... See full summary »

Director:

Harvey Frost (as F. Harvey Frost)

Writers:

Kevin Sullivan (creator), Marlene Matthews

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Shirley Douglas ... May Bailey
Cynthia Belliveau ... Honey Bailey
Dylan Provencher Dylan Provencher ... Hub Bailey
Tyrone Savage ... Fat Bailey
Kathryn Greenwood ... Grace Bailey
Booth Savage ... Jack Bailey
Dan Lett ... Bob Bailey
Jesse Collins Jesse Collins ... Joe Callaghan
Robin Craig ... Toppy Bailey
Kathryn Long ... Doris Bailey
Craig Eldridge Craig Eldridge ... Hugh Morrison
Alison Hope Alison Hope ... Matilda Morrison
Judy Sinclair Judy Sinclair ... Mrs. Webster
Reg Dreger Reg Dreger ... Leonard Barret
Ron Tough Ron Tough ... Owen Petrie
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Storyline

It's the summer of 1932, and the Depression is taking its toll on the people of Ontario. Jack and Honey Bailey own a hardware store in North Bridge, and Jack, understanding the hardships of the townsfolk, provides credit to whoever needs it, which seems to be everybody. Honey is a little more business oriented with their customers, but that does not prevent the hardware store from going under and the Baileys declaring bankruptcy. Honey's brother, Joe Callaghan, is not of much assistance to his sister's family as he too is just scraping by running his rooming house; he has often needed to live off his sister. Jack and Honey feel they have no choice but to ask Jack's family for support. Offered by Jack's mother, Jack and Honey with their brood - pre-teens Hubert (known as Hub), Henry (known as Fat) and infant Violet - decide to move to Jack's hometown of New Bedford to live in the abandoned Bailey family summer house located just outside of town at Bass Lake. New Bedford, a mining town,... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Drama | Family

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1996 (Canada) See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Quotes

Honey Bailey: Go wash your face.
Henry 'Fat' Bailey: Aw Mom, do I have to?
Honey Bailey: Just because we're poor, doesn't mean we have to look poor.
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