Anne of Green Gables (1985)

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Filmed amidst the spectacular scenery of Prince Edward Island, these Emmy Award-winning productions span two decades, from Anne’s struggles as an orphan in a small maritime community, to her triumphs as a young teacher and as a volunteer searching for her husband on the battlefields of Europe.

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LM Montgomery's Island

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Kevin Sullivan Reinvents Anne

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The Zimmerman Message

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Old Friends Old Wounds

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Kevin Sullivan\'s Classic

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One Hundred Years of Anne

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Behind the Mythology

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Anne of Green Gables (1)

Anne of Green Gables follows the life of an orphan called Anne Shirley from her childhood to her teenage years. At the beginning of the 20th century at Prince Edward Island, Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, two middle aged brother and sister come to realize the need to get some help to run their Green Gables farm and decide to adopt an orphan boy. However, due to a mistake, a very special girl is sent to them. Anne's character is the opposite of Marilla's, and despite the initial decision to send the girl back, she decides to let her stay on trial. It won't take long for the girl to change Marilla's mind and make her aware that ever since Anne's arrival, their lives have changed for the best.

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Anne of Green Gables (2)

Anne of Green Gables follows the life of an orphan called Anne Shirley from her childhood to her teenage years. At the beginning of the 20th century at Prince Edward Island, Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, two middle aged brother and sister come to realize the need to get some help to run their Green Gables farm and decide to adopt an orphan boy. However, due to a mistake, a very special girl is sent to them. Anne's character is the opposite of Marilla's, and despite the initial decision to send the girl back, she decides to let her stay on trial. It won't take long for the girl to change Marilla's mind and make her aware that ever since Anne's arrival, their lives have changed for the best.
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Anne of Avonlea (1)

Anne Shirley, who is now 18, decides to remain at Green Gables and becomes a teacher at Avonlea School, putting aside her wish to become a writer to help old Marilla out. She attends her best friend Diana's wedding acting as her maid of honor, but she refuses a marriage proposal from Gilbert. Anne accepts to teach at Kingsport Ladies' College, a private and exclusive school where she'll live through challenging situations which will make her realize that she might be missing on her true happiness back at home. In the end, she returns decided to win Gilbert back

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Anne of Avonlea (2)

Anne Shirley, who is now 18, decides to remain at Green Gables and becomes a teacher at Avonlea School, putting aside her wish to become a writer to help old Marilla out. She attends her best friend Diana's wedding acting as her maid of honor, but she refuses a marriage proposal from Gilbert. Anne accepts to teach at Kingsport Ladies' College, a private and exclusive school where she'll live through challenging situations which will make her realize that she might be missing on her true happiness back at home. In the end, she returns decided to win Gilbert back

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Anne of Avonlea (3)

Anne Shirley, who is now 18, decides to remain at Green Gables and becomes a teacher at Avonlea School, putting aside her wish to become a writer to help old Marilla out. She attends her best friend Diana's wedding acting as her maid of honor, but she refuses a marriage proposal from Gilbert. Anne accepts to teach at Kingsport Ladies' College, a private and exclusive school where she'll live through challenging situations which will make her realize that she might be missing on her true happiness back at home. In the end, she returns decided to win Gilbert back

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Anne of Avonlea (4)

Anne Shirley, who is now 18, decides to remain at Green Gables and becomes a teacher at Avonlea School, putting aside her wish to become a writer to help old Marilla out. She attends her best friend Diana's wedding acting as her maid of honor, but she refuses a marriage proposal from Gilbert. Anne accepts to teach at Kingsport Ladies' College, a private and exclusive school where she'll live through challenging situations which will make her realize that she might be missing on her true happiness back at home. In the end, she returns decided to win Gilbert back
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Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story (1)

Now in their twenties and with World War I looming, Anne and Gilbert move to New York to pursue Gilbert's medical career and Anne's writing career. After many unsuccessful months, they move back to Avonlea and into the midst of war. Gilbert feels pressure to join the army as a medical officer and is soon listed as missing in action. The indomitable Anne sets off to the battlefields of Europe in search of Gilbert, and helps a young French woman and her son who in danger along the way.

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Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story (2)

Now in their twenties and with World War I looming, Anne and Gilbert move to New York to pursue Gilbert's medical career and Anne's writing career. After many unsuccessful months, they move back to Avonlea and into the midst of war. Gilbert feels pressure to join the army as a medical officer and is soon listed as missing in action. The indomitable Anne sets off to the battlefields of Europe in search of Gilbert, and helps a young French woman and her son who in danger along the way.
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A New Beginning (1)

Anne, now a middle-aged woman, is troubled by recent events in her life. Her husband, Gilbert, has been killed overseas as a medical doctor during World War II. Her two daughters are pre-occupied with their own young families and her adopted son Dominic has yet to return from the war. When a long-hidden secret is discovered under the floorboards at Green Gables, Anne retreats into her memories to relive her troubled early years prior to arriving as an orphan at Green Gables and being adopted by the Cuthberts. Still haunted by her early childhood, the impact of this difficult period has a far-reaching effect on this older woman, once she discovers the truth about her real parents. She begins a delicate search for her birth father. It is a journey through a past fraught with danger, uncertainty, heartache and joy.

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A New Beginning (2)

Anne, now a middle-aged woman, is troubled by recent events in her life. Her husband, Gilbert, has been killed overseas as a medical doctor during World War II. Her two daughters are pre-occupied with their own young families and her adopted son Dominic has yet to return from the war. When a long-hidden secret is discovered under the floorboards at Green Gables, Anne retreats into her memories to relive her troubled early years prior to arriving as an orphan at Green Gables and being adopted by the Cuthberts. Still haunted by her early childhood, the impact of this difficult period has a far-reaching effect on this older woman, once she discovers the truth about her real parents. She begins a delicate search for her birth father. It is a journey through a past fraught with danger, uncertainty, heartache and joy.