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Anne of Green Gables 

TV-G | | Drama, Family | TV Mini-Series (1985)
An orphan girl, sent to an elderly brother and sister by mistake, charms her new home and community with her fiery spirit and imagination.
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 11 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »
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Charmion King ...
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 Mrs. Amelia Evans 2 episodes, 1985
Rosemary Radcliffe ...
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 John Sadler 2 episodes, 1985
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 Mrs. Allan 2 episodes, 1985
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 Rev. Allan 2 episodes, 1985
Paul Brown ...
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Trish Nettleton ...
 Jane Andrews 2 episodes, 1985
Jennifer Inch ...
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Dawn Greenhalgh ...
Jack Mather ...
Vivian Reis ...
 Mrs. Spencer 2 episodes, 1985
Samantha Langevin ...
 Mrs. Blewett 2 episodes, 1985
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 Alice Lawson 2 episodes, 1985
Sean McCann ...
 Dr. O'Reilly 2 episodes, 1985
Roxolana Roslak ...
 Madame Selitsky 2 episodes, 1985
Robert Haley ...
 Professor 2 episodes, 1985
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 Mr. Barry 2 episodes, 1985
Morgan Chapman ...
 Minnie May Barry 2 episodes, 1985
David Roberts ...
Nancy Beatty ...
David Hughes ...
 Thomas Lynde 2 episodes, 1985
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 Prissy Andrews 2 episodes, 1985
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 Moody Spurgeon 2 episodes, 1985
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 Punch Woman 2 episodes, 1985
Rex Southgate ...
 Section Head 2 episodes, 1985
Juliana Saxton ...
 Pink Woman 2 episodes, 1985
Molly Thom ...
 Lace Woman 2 episodes, 1985
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Sandra Scott ...
 Mrs. Harrington 2 episodes, 1985
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Ray Ireland ...
 Mr. Hammond 2 episodes, 1985
Martha Maloney ...
 Fairview Nurse 2 episodes, 1985
Stuart Hamilton ...
 Mme. Selitsky's Accompanist 2 episodes, 1985
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At the turn of the century on Prince Edward Island, Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla decide to take on an orphan boy as help for their farm. But they get an unexpected jolt when they're mistakenly sent a girl instead: Anne Shirley. Anne's a dreamer with an unusual point of view, far removed from Marilla's pragmatic ways, and it's only on trial that Marilla agrees to keep Anne...if Anne can keep out of trouble, only Anne has a positive genius for it. As Anne falls into a series of scrapes (and off a roof), makes a bosom friend, searches (and finds) several kindred spirits, Matthew and Marilla discover that their lives have become a great deal richer, now that Anne is at Green Gables. Written by Kathy Li

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17 February 1986 (USA)  »

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The scene in the kitchen in which Anne tells Marilla she will apologize to Mrs. Lynde was shot with a body double for Richard Farnsworth as his schedule could not permit him to be there. All close-up shots were filmed later. See more »

Goofs

Reflected in the window behind Anne at the train station. See more »

Quotes

Rachel Lynde: [after seeing Matthew riding in the buggy to get Anne] Oh, my afternoon is spoiled.
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Vienna Blood
Written by Johann Strauss
Played at ball and heard on phonograph
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EXCELLENT!! ONE OF MY ALL TIME FAVORITES!!!
1 November 2004 | by See all my reviews

This movie is such a wonderful piece of art!!! It truly follows all that L. M. Montgomery imagined!!!

I definitely recommend its sequels, starring the same cast!!

The romance between Anne and Gilbert is enchanting, the scenery is beautiful, Anne and Diana's friendship is overwhelming, and Marilla, Matthew, and Rachel Lynde will all become dear to your heart.

If you love the movie, you will love the books!!! I know that I did, and I feel as if Green Gables and all of Anne, Diana, and Gilbert's "haunts" (aka Lover's Lane, Dryad's Bubble, the Lake of Shining Waters, the Haunted Wood) are a part of me, as well as Avonlea and everywhere else Anne goes.


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