The disparity between generations, races, and genders (people who found themselves psychologically "a world apart" from one another) motivated this short-lived serial. Although generally ... See full summary »

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 Russell Barry 2 episodes, 1970-1971
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The disparity between generations, races, and genders (people who found themselves psychologically "a world apart" from one another) motivated this short-lived serial. Although generally well-written and possessing one of the most talented casts in daytime television, "A World Apart" perished quickly in its early morning time-slot, but not before exploring such relevant early 70's issues such as: racial prejudice, teenage pregnancy, and cults. Written by Mark Faulkner <mtfalknr@cc.memphis.edu>

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If your daughter were in trouble - would you be the last to know?

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This was the last soap opera created by Irna Phillips. See more »

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