I wrote this लेख about one of the major characters in the "NORTH AND SOUTH" Trilogy, written द्वारा John Jakes and adapted for टेलीविज़न द्वारा David Wolper:
"REMEMBERING VIRGILIA HAZARD"
My हाल का 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 टेलीविज़न 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 टेलीविज़न versions of the saga. I found their recollections...
The Major Problems of “HEAVEN AND HELL: NORTH AND SOUTH BOOK III” (1994)
Any प्रशंसक of the John Jakes’ NORTH AND SOUTH trilogy would be और than happy to tell आप 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 प्रशंसकों would be speaking of the 1994 टेलीविज़न 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 सूची of...
THE MAJOR PROBLEMS OF "NORTH AND SOUTH: BOOK I" (1985)
For many प्रशंसकों of the टेलीविज़न adaptations of John Jakes' NORTH AND SOUTH trilogy, the first miniseries, a 1985 टेलीविज़न 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...
"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 द्वारा the fans, it the टेलीविज़न adaptation of the third one, set after the American Civil War. First of all, the theme of post-war Reconstruction has never been that लोकप्रिय with tales about the four-year war. और importantly, प्रशंसकों 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.