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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, GBH Archives, accessed January 25, 2022,
MLA: “Forsyte Saga, The; Birth Of A Forsyte.” 03/23/1977. GBH Archives. Web. January 25, 2022. <>.
APA: Forsyte Saga, The; Birth Of A Forsyte. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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