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Subject: [Leica] OT: British TV series (early '90s?)
From: Frank.Dernie at (Frank Dernie)
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 08:50:07 +0100
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Sounds like "The darling buds of May" and the daughter in question was  
played by the delectable Catherine Zeta Jones.

On 19 Oct, 2009, at 20:45, Peter Klein wrote:

> Completely OT, but I bet someone here will have the answer.  :-)
> Years ago, probably around 1992-94, I saw part of a charming British  
> TV
> series on PBS. It was about an eccentric British rural family in the  
> late
> 40s or early 50s.  If I remember correctly, the father of the family
> didn't believe in paying taxes, making loan payments or dealing with  
> the
> government.  A young bank employee is sent to make a loan  
> collection, and
> ends up falling in love with one of the daughters, marrying her and
> staying on.
> The last episode I saw concerned a young foreigner who was exploring  
> the
> world, and came to the family for a stay. Everyone likes him.  He  
> says he
> is Dutch or Swiss(?), but one day someone sees his passport, and he is
> German.  At which point almost everyone's attitude changes towards  
> him,
> despite the fact that he is too young to have participated in the war.
> Does anyone remember the title of the series, and is it available on  
> DVD?
> And what happened with the young german guy? (Spoilers welcome).
> --Peter
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