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The Blue Chest of Arabella King 

The King's Aunt Arabella has just passed away. For fifty years in the King's attic sat her blue chest, which she asked to be opened only after her death. She left it there when she left ... See full summary »

Director:

Don McBrearty

Writers:

Heather Conkie, Fiona McHugh (developer) | 1 more credit »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Sarah Polley ... Sara Stanley
Jackie Burroughs ... Hetty King
R.H. Thomson ... Jasper Dale
Ron White ... Mr. Tyler
Mag Ruffman ... Olivia King
Cedric Smith ... Alec King
Lally Cadeau Lally Cadeau ... Janet King
Gema Zamprogna ... Felicity King
Zachary Bennett ... Felix King
Joel Blake Joel Blake ... Andrew King
Harmony Cramp Harmony Cramp ... Cecily King
Elva Mai Hoover ... Mrs. Lawson
Gordon Masten ... Pat Frewen
Helen Beavis Helen Beavis ... Mrs. Simpson
Gladys O'Connor Gladys O'Connor ... Old Lady
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The King's Aunt Arabella has just passed away. For fifty years in the King's attic sat her blue chest, which she asked to be opened only after her death. She left it there when she left Avonlea for good shortly after her fiancé committed suicide the day before their planned wedding. There is great anticipation amongst the family of treasures in the chest, but they find primarily moth eaten wedding mementos. Sara is certain that there is more - why would Arabella forbid the chest to be opened otherwise - and she indeed does find something hidden in the chest, something that most would not consider a treasure except someone like romantic Sara. Meanwhile, Olivia, who has been badmouthed by Hetty for frittering away her life, applies for a job writing for the Avonlea District Chronicle newspaper. The newspaper is in financial straits, but Mr. Tyler, the newspaper's owner, hires her on a trial basis on the condition that she make good on her promise to find exciting local stories and find ... Written by Huggo

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Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 May 1990 (USA) See more »

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