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The Far Pavilions

A lavish HBO miniseries based on the novel by M.M. Kaye about 19th-century British-occupied India and the forbidden love that develops between Ashton, a colonial officer, and the Hindu princess Anjuli. The $12 million production was filmed on location.

Premiered: April 22, 1984

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Wally and Anjuli, Part One Season 1, Episode 5 Apr 24, 2984 $2.99

Ash returns to Mardan, where the Corps of Guides has been fighting across the border. British envoy Cavagnari signs a treaty with Afghanistan's emir and establishes an embassy in Kabul. Wally leads a force to secure the legation, while Ash accepts an assignment to spy among the natives.

The Journey to Bhithor, Part Two Season 1, Episode 4 Apr 23, 1984 $2.99

The procession arrives at Bhithor, where negotiations with the rana do not go well. Forced to camp in a militarily indefensible position, the convoy seems to be at the prince's mercy, but Ash has a few tricks up his sleeve. He also urges Anjuli not to marry the rana.

Wally and Anjuli, Part Two Season 1, Episode 3 Apr 24, 1984 $2.99

After making a last stand at the embassy, Ash journeys home. There, he learns that Anjuli's husband is near death; she and her sister, Shushila, will have to commit suttee, immolating themselves on his funeral pyre. Ash concocts a desperate plan to save his lover.

Return to India, Part Two Season 1, Episode 2 Apr 23, 1984 $2.99

After returning from Afghanistan, Ash is transferred to a desk job with an army regiment. He finds a good friend in Wally but clashes with the other officers. As punishment for a brawl, Ash must escort a caravan of princesses to be married--including Anjuli, his childhood playmate.

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  • Premiered: April 22, 1984
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  • Premise: A lavish HBO miniseries based on the novel by M.M. Kaye about 19th-century British-occupied India and the forbidden love that develops between Ashton, a colonial officer, and the Hindu princess Anjuli. The $12 million production was filmed on location. (more)

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