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Anne of Green Gables

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CarmelitaMiggs Wed 15-Dec-10 14:17:50

oh I wish they still showed this

the old US TV version, lots of eps, it always popped up somewhere in the runup to Christmas

how DD would love it

boogeek Wed 15-Dec-10 14:20:13

Never mind DDs (mine would love it too) I would love to see it again too!

cotswolder Wed 15-Dec-10 14:22:32

and me. Still got the books which are currently in the new nursery awaiting its occupant in 4 ish weeks. x

CarmelitaMiggs Wed 15-Dec-10 14:23:18

whoops, twas Canadian

Nosnowplease Wed 15-Dec-10 14:25:01

ooooo me too just love it
you used to be able to get it on video

Notevenamouse Wed 15-Dec-10 14:25:59

I have it on dvd can you not get it anymore ?

Notevenamouse Wed 15-Dec-10 14:30:16

is this the one you mean

www.amazon.co.uk/Anne-Green-Gables-Megan-Follows/d p/B00008RWSI/ref=sr_1_2?s=dvd&ie=UTF8&qid=12924233 68&sr=1-2

my daughters watch it all the time its lovely

SpotSplatterSplash Wed 15-Dec-10 16:10:51

Oh, I loved this when I was younger! I have just recently downloaded all of LM Montgomery's books for my kindle. I haven't watched the DVD.

Chatelaine Wed 15-Dec-10 16:49:52

Does anyone remember an ITV/BBC? version of Anne of Green Gables from the early 1970's? I have looked for it since but have not managed to find it. I would simply love to see it again.

cazzybabs Wed 15-Dec-10 17:21:23

it is on dvd - well there is a film

Chatelaine Wed 15-Dec-10 17:36:07

It was definitely a series, shown on a Sunday evening and was very detailed.

MrsSnaplegs Wed 15-Dec-10 17:50:10

Try the BBC shop they used to have it on DVD

Chatelaine Wed 15-Dec-10 20:41:39

Yes thanks, MrsSnaplegs, I've looked again at the BBC Shop, it's the one with Kim Braden and a very young Jan Francis, will pursue it!

pozzled Wed 15-Dec-10 20:45:58

Oh yes I remember the Megan Follows version well- used to have it on VHS and watched it many times. I have lost count of the number of times I've read the books as well!

iloveblue Wed 15-Dec-10 22:19:18

I loved Anne of Green Gables so much when I was younger (still do tbh) - thats one of the reasons I would love a daughter!

I loved the Megan Follows series - did anyone else have a major crush on Gilbert?

AliBellandthe40jingles Wed 15-Dec-10 22:24:44

I watched the Megan Follows version and I love it, and the books obviously!

iloveblue - hell yes. Mmmm Gilbert <daydreams>

christmaseve Wed 15-Dec-10 22:35:31

I watched it, Sunday afternoon in the 1970's. Kim Braden, Jan Francis, don't know the actor that played Gilbert Blythe but he was lovely and I had a crush on him.

christmaseve Wed 15-Dec-10 22:42:04

Oh just googled him, he died in 2004 aged 55. sad

jennymac Wed 15-Dec-10 22:46:29

Can't wait till my DD is old enough to watch/read Anne of Green Gables. I still remember my mum buying the book for me and explaining how it was her favourite book as a child. Have the VHS version - the dvds must be relatively new as I remember looking in vain for them a while ago.

Nosnowplease Wed 15-Dec-10 22:53:29

huh? jonathan crombie played gilbert blythe and hes not dead!

Medee Wed 15-Dec-10 22:58:02

Loved, loved, loved AoGG, and Megan Follows will always be my Anne (with an E).

VivaLeBeaver Wed 15-Dec-10 22:59:37

I've got the DVD of the series and Huckleberry Finn. Have tried to get DD into them with no luck so sit there like a saddo on my own watching them.

christmaseve Thu 16-Dec-10 10:02:01

No, the Gilbert Blythe I had a crush on was an actor called Christopher Blake and he died. This was the series in 1972.

MayorNaze Thu 16-Dec-10 10:03:25

i have been to prince edward island <<smug>>

it was AMAZING grin

StayingFatherChristmasGirl Thu 16-Dec-10 10:45:52

I am jealous, MayorNaze - I still love the Anne books (though the one where she loses her first baby always makes me cry).

I'd completely forgotten about the tv series - you are right, OP, it needs showing again - perhaps mumsnet could start a campaign.... [hopeful]

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