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== Synopsis ==
 
== Synopsis ==
   
: ''The Great House at Collinwood in the year 1841. A time when unrelenting terror held sway over the Collins family. Haunted by a curse placed on them one hundred fifty years ago, by one of their own ancestors, every generation of the family has undergone death and madness. On this night, as the family waits to learn what terror the curse will bring them next, tragedy of another kind has just occurred at the old house on the estate.''
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: ''The great house at [[Collinwood (1841 PT)|Collinwood]] in the year [[1841 PT|1841]]. A time when unrelenting terror held sway over the [[Collins family]]. Haunted by a [[curse]] placed on them [[1680 PT|one hundred fifty years ago]], by one of their own [[Brutus Collins|ancestors]], every generation of the family has undergone death and madness. On this night, as the family waits to learn what terror the curse will bring them next, tragedy of another kind has just occurred at the [[Old House (1841 PT)|Old House]] on the estate.''
   
 
Bramwell tells Catherine that Daphne has died, and of her last request. Kendrick and Melanie are married. Julia is concerned that Morgan will become violent now that Bramwell is free to pursue Catherine; she asks Bramwell to leave, he refuses. Brutus Collins appears to Melanie; she becomes insane. Brutus warns that the lottery must be held again.
 
Bramwell tells Catherine that Daphne has died, and of her last request. Kendrick and Melanie are married. Julia is concerned that Morgan will become violent now that Bramwell is free to pursue Catherine; she asks Bramwell to leave, he refuses. Brutus Collins appears to Melanie; she becomes insane. Brutus warns that the lottery must be held again.
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* [[Jonathan Frid]] as [[Bramwell Collins]]
 
* [[Jonathan Frid]] as [[Bramwell Collins]]
 
* [[Grayson Hall]] as [[Julia Collins]]
 
* [[Grayson Hall]] as [[Julia Collins]]
* [[Nancy Barrett]] as [[Melanie Collins]]
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* [[Nancy Barrett]] as [[Melanie Collins Young]]
 
* [[John Karlen]] as [[Kendrick Young]]
 
* [[John Karlen]] as [[Kendrick Young]]
 
* [[Lara Parker]] as [[Catherine Harridge Collins]]
 
* [[Lara Parker]] as [[Catherine Harridge Collins]]
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== Background information and notes ==
 
== Background information and notes ==
   
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=== Production ===
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* Final time an episode is narrated by [[John Karlen]].
 
* [[Melanie and Kendrick's bridal suite]] is the same set that was previously for [[Victoria's room]] in the [[1969|main-time band]].
 
* [[Melanie and Kendrick's bridal suite]] is the same set that was previously for [[Victoria's room]] in the [[1969|main-time band]].
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* There is metal coat of arms at bottom of the stairway in the [[foyer]], previously this space was empty.
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=== Story ===
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* It was five years ago that [[Bramwell Collins|Bramwell]] swore he'd return to [[Collinsport]] a rich man.
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* '''GHOSTWATCH''': [[Brutus Collins|Brutus']] [[ghost]] appears to [[Melanie Collins|Melanie]]. Later, Brutus appears to [[Julia Collins|Julia]] and [[Kendrick Young|Kendrick]].
   
 
== Bloopers and continuity errors ==
 
== Bloopers and continuity errors ==
   
* There is metal coat of arms at bottom of the stairway in the [[foyer]], previously this space was empty.
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* The opening narration incorrectly states that the [[Collins family|family]] [[curse]] started 150 years ago, when in fact it has been established on several occasions to have been 160 years ago.
 
[[Category:Dark Shadows episodes]]
 
[[Category:Dark Shadows episodes]]

Revision as of 08:42, April 4, 2014


1239ka
1239
Timeline

1841 PT

Narrator

John Karlen

Writer

Gordon Russell

Director

Henry Kaplan

Broadcast

March 25, 1971

Recorded

March 16, 1971

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Kendrick and Melanie are married.

Synopsis

The great house at Collinwood in the year 1841. A time when unrelenting terror held sway over the Collins family. Haunted by a curse placed on them one hundred fifty years ago, by one of their own ancestors, every generation of the family has undergone death and madness. On this night, as the family waits to learn what terror the curse will bring them next, tragedy of another kind has just occurred at the Old House on the estate.

Bramwell tells Catherine that Daphne has died, and of her last request. Kendrick and Melanie are married. Julia is concerned that Morgan will become violent now that Bramwell is free to pursue Catherine; she asks Bramwell to leave, he refuses. Brutus Collins appears to Melanie; she becomes insane. Brutus warns that the lottery must be held again.

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Background information and notes

Production

Story

Bloopers and continuity errors

  • The opening narration incorrectly states that the family curse started 150 years ago, when in fact it has been established on several occasions to have been 160 years ago.
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