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The Onedin Line 

James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love. James is ruthless in his attempt to get a shipping line started... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Peter Gilmore ...  James Onedin / ... 91 episodes, 1971-1980
Jessica Benton ...  Elizabeth Frazer / ... 91 episodes, 1971-1980
Howard Lang ...  Captain Baines / ... 91 episodes, 1971-1980
Mary Webster Mary Webster ...  Sarah Onedin 56 episodes, 1971-1979
Brian Rawlinson Brian Rawlinson ...  Robert Onedin 41 episodes, 1971-1978
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James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love. James is ruthless in his attempt to get a shipping line started in Liverpool of the 1860s. Written by Jim Burke <burkeji@forfas.ie>

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 October 1971 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Az Onedin család See more »

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Runtime:

(91 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Two of the sailing ships used in the series are still in use and sailing today. The Norwegian sailing ship SS «Christian Radich» and also the Norwegian sailing ship «Statsraad Lehmkuhl» See more »

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Referenced in Only Fools and Horses: To Hull and Back (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Opening music from Spartacus Suite
Written by Aram Khachaturyan (as Khachaturian)
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Outstanding series
18 March 2018 | by yonanimalSee all my reviews

One of my all time favorites. This and Tenko are must see T.V. And should be watched in a great big gulp. Entire cast of both shows are brilliant as is writing.


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