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A Will of Their Own 

A two-part epic that "chronicles women's lives in the 20th century".
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Series cast summary:
Eric McCormack ...  Pierce Peterson 2 episodes, 1998
Paris Jefferson ...  Sarah (grown) 2 episodes, 1998
David New David New ...  Martin 2 episodes, 1998
Karin Anglin ...  Isobel 2 episodes, 1998
Thomas Green V Thomas Green V ...  Freddy 2 episodes, 1998
Colin Lane ...  Edward Steichen 2 episodes, 1998
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A two-part epic that "chronicles women's lives in the 20th century".

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USA

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English

Release Date:

18 October 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Daughters of the New World See more »

Filming Locations:

Belleville, Illinois, USA See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Kellie Martin was originally cast to play Susan Peterson. She had to drop out due to a family emergency. She was replaced by Charlotte Ross. See more »

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How Could It Be Told Better
28 October 1998 | by BronzeSee all my reviews

This is an excellent docudrama about women in the 20th century. Ellen Burstyn proves to be the best performer as a stiff high society matron. Although some of the acting was a bit weak the other performers were still great especially Michael Muhney and Elizabeth Marvin. Costumes and Art/Set decoration was wonderful and this is an Emmy bound movie. It completely changes your view of men during the turn-of-the-century. This truly is a mini-series to see. It could not have been done better.

My Score 9.8/10


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