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ABC (Mini-Series 1977)

Series vs the Book

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    [1]Jul 23, 2009
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    I liked the book much better. Somethings in the movie were purely fictionalized.

    One thing stands out particularly in my memory about watching the mini series for the first time. One of the whipping scenes made my Grandma cry, and she was a really tough old lady too.

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