In Depression-era Australia, a horse breeder and his grandsons hope a promising colt was "Born to Run." An edited Disney film that first aired in 1979. Teddy: Robert Bettles. Doone: Andrew McFarland. Aunt Marian: Mary Ward. Sanford: Kit Taylor.
The three adventurers meet the Black Knight as "The Silver Chair" concludes. Eustace: David Thwaites. Jill: Camilla Power. Puddleglum: Tom Baker. Prince Rilian: Richard Henders. Green Lady: Barbara Kellermann.
"Miracle Down Under," Part 1 of two. An Australian boy mistakes an old miner for Father Christmas. Elizabeth: Dee Wallace Stone. Ned: Andrew Ferguson. Patrick: John Waters. Sarah: Nadine Garner. Max: Charles Tingwell.
Home from boarding school for the holidays, Kay Harker finds intrigue when an old man (Patrick Troughton) entrusts him with "The Box of Delights." Abner Brown: Robert Stephens. Peter: Crispin Mair. Foxy Faced Charles: Geoffrey Larder.
"The Revolt of Job," a 1983 Hungarian Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, offers a WWII story of an elderly Jewish couple who adopt a young Christian boy (Gabor Feher). Nearly 45 minutes have been cut from the film. Job: Ferenc Zenthe. Roza: Hedi Temessy. Jani: Peter Rudolf.
"Maricela" is a 13-year-old illegal immigrant from El Salvador who experiences culture shock while staying with her mother, a live-in maid in an upper-class home in Los Angeles. Maricela: Carlina Cruz. Betty Gannet: Linda Lavin. Stacy: Lisa Marie Simmon. Sam Gannet: Bruce Solomon.
Movie: "Looking for Miracles" (Made for Cable; 1989), about two brothers at summer camp during the Depression. Ryan: Greg Spottiswood. Sullivan: Zachary Bennett. Chief: Joe Flaherty. Grace: Patrica Gage. Ratface: Noah Godfrey. Mrs. Delaney: Patrica Phillips. Paul: Paul Haddad. Babe: Dean Hamilton.
"Hiroshima Maiden," a fictional account of an American family playing host to a Japanese victim of the A-bomb. Miyeko: Tamlyn Tomita. Johnny: Stephen Dorff. Jim: Richard Masur. Betty: Susan Blakely. Ted: Kenny Morrison.
Megan Follows is "Anne of Green Gables" in this dramatization of Lucy Maud Montgomery's classic. Marilla Cuthbert (Colleen Dewhurst) and her brother Matthew (Richard Farnsworth) decide to adopt an orphan boy to help with chores, but instead receive Anne---a redheaded girl with a vivid imagination. Rachel Lynde: Patricia Hamilton. Mrs. Hammond: Jayne Eastwood.
"Ride a Northbound Horse," a Western adventure about an orphan who joins a rancher on a cattle drive and runs up against a crooked peddler (Carroll O'Connor). Purse: Dub Taylor. Sheriff: Jack Elam. Jim Demmer: Andy Devine.
A chimney sweep named Barnacle (Courtney Roper-Knight) is swept up in a conspiracy in this two-part Victorian adventure, "The December Rose." In Part 1, Barnacle is pursued by an inspector (Ian Hogg) after he steals a lord's locket. Tom: Tony Haygarth. Miranda McDipper: Cathy Murphy.
A fanciful adaptation of "The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe" by C.S. Lewis. The story follows the adventures of four British children staying at the home of a professor during World War II who discover the doorway to the magical land of Narnia. Lucy: Sophie Wilcox. Edmund: Jonathan R. Scott. Peter: Richard Dempsey. Susan: Sophie Cook. Mr. Tumnus: Jeffrey Perry. The White Witch: Barbara Kellermann.
In the conclusion of "African Journey," Luke and Themba (Jason Blicker, Pedzisai Sithole) stumble upon poachers in a game park; and Luke's father (Alan Jordan) learns that the mine is to be closed. Tulani: Eldinah Tshatedi. Inga: Katja Blomquist. Tendayi: Jesese Mungoshi.
Megan Follows is “Anne of Green Gables” in this two-part adaptation of Lucy Maud Montgomery's classic. In Part 1, Marilla Cuthbert and her brother decide to adopt an orphan boy to help with chores, but instead receive Anne---a redheaded girl with a vivid imagination. Matthew: Richard Farnsworth. Rachel Lynde: Patricia Hamilton.
"The Fire in the Stone," a tale about a miner's 14-year-old son who makes a lucrative opal strike---and plans to use the earnings to reunite his separated parents. Willie: Andrew Gaston. Sophie: Linda Hartley. Father: Alan Cassell.
In "Traitor in My House," a 12-year-old living in Richmond during the Civil War is torn between her Confederate friends and her abolitionist aunt (Mary Kay Place). Cyrus: Charles Dutton. Gen. Hathaway: Harris Yulin. James: Richard Habersham.
"A Waltz Through the Hills," Part 1 of two. this tale follows runaway orphans (Andre Jansen, Tina Kemp) as they begin a long journey to Australia's coast in hopes of reaching their grandparents in England. Uncle Tom: Dan O'Herlihy. Frank: Ernie Dingo.
In Part 2 of "African Journey," Tulani's family prepares her for an arranged marriage. Tulani: Eldinah Tshatedi. Luke: Jason Blicker. Themba: Pedzisai Sithole. Joe: Alan Jordan. Tendayi: Jesese Mungoshi.
In "The Haunting of Barney Palmer," 8-year-old Barney is tormented by visions of his great-uncle Cole (Ned Beatty)---a magician believed to have drowned years ago. Filmed in New Zealand. Tabitha Palmer: Eleanor Gibson. Troy Palmer: Meredith Braun.
"Hide and Seek" tells of an ingenious hacker who unwittingly devises a computer program that could blow up a nuclear-power plant. Jessica: Ingrid Veninger. Chaim: Dave Patrick. Huntley: John Friesen. Blake: Robert Haley.
A 14-year-old boy tries to prevent his parents' divorce in Part 1 of the two-part "Necessary Parties." Archie Corelli: Alan Arkin. Connie: Julie Hagerty. Stephen: Geoff Pierson. Jenny: Taylor Fry. Carol: Barbara Dana. Joey: Anthony Arkin.
In the conclusion of "Prince Caspian and the Voyage of the Dawn Treader," the prince meets a princess (Gabrielle Anwar) in the search for the lost lords. Lucy: Sophie Wilcox. Edmund: Jonathan Scott. Eustace: David Thwaites. Ramandu: Geoffrey Bayldon.