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Television, 1979-80. Granada Television. Episode: ??

Series Description: "premiered June 10, 1979. 7x60'. Produced by Granada TV, aired on ITV. Video available in the U.K. Based on the The Mallen Streak, by Catherine Cookson. In 19th century Northumberland, the family of Thomas Mallen, Squire of High Banks Hall, is involved in a series of scandals and romances. Mallen faces financial ruin, and is also confronted with the problems of his wastrel son Dick, and his illegitimate child Donald Radlet. Donald marries Contance Farrington, but she loves Donald's brother Matthew. Squire Mallen rapes Constance's sister Barbara, who dies in childbirth. By story's end, three generations have passed, many are dead, and few of those left alive are happy." (Serials on British Television 1950-1994)

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  • British Television - An Illustrated Guide
  • Karen Parks.
  • Serials on British Television 1950-1994
  • Transylvania 1992 Programme


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