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I wrote this 기사 about one of the major characters in the "NORTH AND SOUTH" Trilogy, written 의해 John Jakes and adapted for 텔레비전 의해 David Wolper:


"REMEMBERING VIRGILIA HAZARD"

My recent viewing of my "NORTH AND SOUTH Trilogy" DVD set, led me to the "Special Feaures" section that featured a behind-the-scene look at the 텔레비전 miniseries trilogy. In it, Patrick Swayze (Orry Main), James Read (George Hazard), Lesley Anne-Down (Madeline Fabray) producer David Wolper and the trilogy's author, John Jakes discussed both the literary and 텔레비전 versions of the saga. I found their recollections...
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The Major Problems of “HEAVEN AND HELL: NORTH AND SOUTH BOOK III” (1994)

Any 팬 of the John Jakes’ NORTH AND SOUTH trilogy would be 더 많이 than happy to tell 당신 that the worst entry in the author’s saga about two American families in the mid 19th century was the last one, ”HEAVEN AND HELL: North and South Book III”. Those 팬 would be speaking of the 1994 텔레비전 adaptation, not the novel itself. Unlike many of these fans, I do not share their low opinion of the three-part miniseries. But I will not deny that ”HEAVEN AND HELL” had its share of problems. Below is a list of...
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THE MAJOR PROBLEMS OF "NORTH AND SOUTH: BOOK I" (1985)

For many 팬 of the 텔레비전 adaptations of John Jakes' NORTH AND SOUTH trilogy, the first miniseries, a 1985 텔레비전 adaptation of the 1982 novel, is considered the best. If I must be honest, I share that opinion. However . . . "NORTH AND SOUTH: BOOK I" is not perfect. Below are some of the reasons why:

*Journey to West Point - After their initial meeting during a brawl with workers at a New York City stage station, future West Point cadets George Hazard and Orry Main traveled to the U.S. Military Academy via the railroad. This mode...
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"HEAVEN AND HELL: NORTH AND SOUTH BOOK III" (1994) - EPISODE ONE Commentary

If there is one chapter in John Jakes' NORTH AND SOUTH saga that is reviled 의해 the fans, it the 텔레비전 adaptation of the third one, set after the American Civil War. First of all, the theme of post-war Reconstruction has never been that 인기 with tales about the four-year war. 더 많이 importantly, 팬 of Jakes' saga seemed to have a low opinion of "HEAVEN AND HELL: NORTH AND SOUTH BOOK III", the 1994 adaptation of Jakes' third North and South novel, published back in 1987.

My opinion of the 1994 miniseries slightly...
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