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The Spoils of Poynton

Pride of Possession (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV Episode | Drama

The cultivated Mrs Adela Gereth is worried that her son Owen will marry Mona Brigstock - she considers Mona to be brash and completely unsuitable. Owen soon gets engaged to Mona and expects to take over Poynton, the family's large country ...See moreThe cultivated Mrs Adela Gereth is worried that her son Owen will marry Mona Brigstock - she considers Mona to be brash and completely unsuitable. Owen soon gets engaged to Mona and expects to take over Poynton, the family's large country house, which is filled with valuable antique furniture, pictures and collections. Mrs Gereth does not want to let go of the house, but she is even more attached to the contents. Written by neal62@suddenlink.net See less
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Director
Writers
Henry James (novel) | Denis Constanduros (dramatised by)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Apr 26, 1970

Release date
Apr 4, 1971 (United States)
Awards
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1 nomination

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8 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Pauline Jameson
Mrs. Gereth Mrs. Gereth   See fewer
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Gemma Jones
Fleda Vetch Fleda Vetch   See fewer
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Ian Ogilvy
Owen Gereth Owen Gereth   See fewer
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Diane Fletcher
Mona Brigstock Mona Brigstock   See fewer
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June Ellis
Mrs. Brigstock Mrs. Brigstock   See fewer
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Reginald Barratt
Stationmaster Stationmaster   See fewer
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Jane Walker
Thomson Thomson   See fewer
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Caroline Burt
Saunders Saunders   See fewer
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8.4 / 10 | 7 votes