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Forsyte Saga, The; Birth Of A Forsyte


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Forsyte Saga, The
Birth Of A Forsyte
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The original (1969) version of the Forsyte Saga that started it all! Spanning 50 years in the lives of an upper middle-class family, from the wealth and security of the mid-Victorian era through the Edwardian high-noon to a post-War world of change, strikes and social malaise. Galsworthy shows the strengths, weaknesses, triumphs and failings of the extraordinary Forsyte clan against a detailed social history. There are 120 speaking parts in the series. (B&W) Series release date: 1969



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Chicago: “Forsyte Saga, The; Birth Of A Forsyte,” 03/23/1977, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 21, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_96739E220860480DB58F7CD7073F74BC.
MLA: “Forsyte Saga, The; Birth Of A Forsyte.” 03/23/1977. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 21, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_96739E220860480DB58F7CD7073F74BC>.
APA: Forsyte Saga, The; Birth Of A Forsyte. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_96739E220860480DB58F7CD7073F74BC
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