The Materializing of Duncan

The Materializing of Duncan is episode four of the first season of the Sullivan Entertainment long-form television series Road to Avonlea (1990–1996) and episode 4 overall. It first aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on 28 January 1990 and on the Disney Channel on 10 September 1990. It was written by Heather Conkie and directed by Don McBrearty. It was preceded by “The Quarantine at Alexander Abraham’s” and followed by “Old Lady Lloyd.”

This episode stars series regulars Sarah Polley (Sara Stanley), Jackie Burroughs (Hetty King), Lally Cadeau (Janet King), Cedric Smith (Alec King), Gema Zamprogna (Felicity King), Mag Ruffman (Olivia King), and Zachary Bennett (Felix King). Guest stars include Colleen Dewhurst (Marilla Cuthbert), Patricia Hamilton (Rachel Lynde), and Tom Peacock (Duncan McTavish).

A novelization by Heather Conkie, as volume 4 of the Road to Avonlea book series, was published in Canada in 1991 and the United States in 1992.

Home Video: Road to Avonlea, Volume 2. A Sullivan Films Production. Astral Communications, 1990. Tales from Avonlea, Volume 2: The Gift of Friendship. Disney Presents. Walt Disney Home Video, 1993. Road to Avonlea: Secrets & True Love. Sullivan Entertainment Presents. Sullivan Releasing, 1996.

DVD: Road to Avonlea: The Complete First Season. Sullivan Entertainment Presents. Sullivan Entertainment, 2002. Tales from Avonlea: Beginnings. Disney Presents. Walt Disney Home Video, 2004. Tales from Avonlea: The Complete First Season. Disney Presents. Walt Disney Home Video, 2005. Road to Avonlea: The Complete First Season / Les Contes d’Avonlea: L’intégrale de la première saison. Sullivan Entertainment, 2009.

Credits

Opening Credits

A KEVIN SULLIVAN PRODUCTION

ROAD TO AVONLEA

SARAH POLLEY [Sara Stanley]

JACKIE BURROUGHS [Hetty King]

LALLY CADEAU [Janet King], CEDRIC SMITH [Alec King]

GEMA ZAMPROGNA [Felicity King]
MAG RUFFMAN [Olivia King]
ZACHARY BENNETT [Felix King]

Special Guest Star: TOM PEACOCK [Duncan McTavish]

Special Guest Star: PATRICIA HAMILTON as Rachel Lynde

Special Guest Star: COLLEEN DEWHURST as Marilla Cuthbert

Art Direction: PERRI GORRARA
Director of Photography: MANFRED GUTHE, c.s.c.
Costume Design: MARTHA MANN
Casting: ANNE TAIT
Written by HEATHER CONKIE
Story Editor: LUCIE HALL
Edited by MAIRIN WILKINSON
Music Composed & Conducted by HAGOOD HARDY
Executives in Charge of Production: DEBORAH BERNSTEIN, CATHY JOHNSON
Executive Producers: KEVIN SULLIVAN, TRUDY GRANT
Directed by DON McBREARTY

Ending Credits

Sara Stanley: SARAH POLLEY
Marilla Cuthbert: COLLEEN DEWHURST
Rachel Lynde: PATRICIA HAMILTON
Duncan McTavish: TOM PEACOCK
Hetty King: JACKIE BURROUGHS
Olivia King: MAG RUFFMAN
Alec King: CEDRIC SMITH
Janet King: LALLY CADEAU
Felicity King: GEMA ZAMPROGNA
Felix King: ZACHARY BENNETT
Andrew King: JOEL BLAKE
Cecily King: HARMONY CRAMP
Peter Craig: MIKLOS PERLUS
Clemmie Ray: GILLIAN STEEVE
Mrs. Potts: MAJA ARDAL
Mr. Lawson: LES CARLSON
Mrs. Lawson: ELVA MAI HOOVER
Mrs. Biggins: ANNA FERGUSON
Lawson niece: KATHERYN TRAINOR
Sally Potts: TARA MEYER
Mrs. Sloane: SANDRA SCOTT
Old Lady: MOLLY THOM
Young Woman: MARY LAND

Line Producer: DAVID SHEPHERD
Production Manager: BRIAN LESLIE PARKER
1st Asst. Director: JEFFREY STEVEN AUTHORS
2nd Asst. Director: DAVID J. VAUGHAN
3rd Asst. Director: ROSE TEDESCO
2nd Unit Assistant Director: ERIC BANZ
Camera Operator: GORDON LANGEVIN
Unit Location Manager: FRED KAMPING
Assistant Location Manager: ARTHUR CLARKE
Script Supervisor: ELAINE YARISH
1st Assistant Art Director: NANCEY PANKIW
2nd Assistant Art Director: SUSIE MAH
Drafting: TOM DOHERTY, BARBRA MATIS
Head Set Decorator: DAN CONLEY
Set Decorators: ELENA KENNEY, JARO DICK
Set Dresser: DAVID JAQUEST
Property Master: J. TRACY BUDD
Assistant Property Master: TORY BELLINGHAM
Make-Up Design: LINDA L. GILL
Assistant Make-Up Artist: MARILYN TERRY
2nd Unit Make-Up Artist: DOROTHY SMITH
Hairdresser: PAUL ELLIOT
Assistant Hairdresser: KELLY BRENNAN
Second Unit Hairdressers: CARMEN DODARO, CAROL MARINOFF
Assistant Costume Designer: MADELEINE STEWART
Wardrobe Mistress: MICHELE HARNEY
1st Asst. Wardrobe: KAREN RENAULT
Sewer: GRAHAM DOCHERTY
Tailor: CARL DOCHERTY
Cutter: EVAN AYOTTE
Prod. Accountant: RONALD J. GILBERT
Assistant Production Accountant: ELAINE SCOTT
Payroll Clerk: MARGIE SCHNEIDERMAN
Prod. Coordinator: SUSAN PHILLIPS
Production Secretary: DAWN L. SINKO
Production Assistants: DAN MATTHEWS, PETER SKAIN
Trainee Asst. Dir.: GRANT LUCIBELLO
1st Asst. Camera: KERRY SMART
2nd Asst. Camera: WENDY WALGATE
Camera Trainee: DEBBIE CARTMERE
2nd Unit Director of Photography: ROBERT SAAD
Stills Photographer: MICHAELIN McDERMOTT
Sound Mixer: OWEN LANGEVIN
2nd Unit Sound Recordist: PETER SHEWCHUK
Boom Operator: KEN PORTER
Gaffer: GARY W. DENEAULT
Rigging Gaffer: ROBERT CONDIE
Best Boy: MICHAEL GALBRAITH
Electricians: WILLIAM McKIBBON, BARRY GOODWIN
Generator Operator: IAN FOULDS
Key Grip: RANDY TAMBLING
Second Grip: MIKE KIRILENKO
Grips: RON RENZETTI, ROBERT RICE
Special Effects: ARTHUR LANGEVIN
Transportation Coordinator: WILF BELL
Driver Captains: BRUCE RAYMER, BILL LEEKING
Honeywagon Driver: KEVIN WILSON
Animal Wrangler: LIONEL PURCELL
Craft Service: PAUL TEMPLE
Catering: MICHAELSON’S FOOD SERVICES, CANADA INC.
Casting: ANNE TAIT
Extras Casting: ROSE LEWIS CASTING
Sarah Polley’s Tutor: LAUREL BRESNAHAN
Children’s Coordinators: LAURIE FARRANCE, AEDEN LANGEVIN
Unit Publicist: THE PUBLICITY COMPANY, GENEVIEVE KIERANS, CAROL MARKS-GEORGE
Stunts: THE STUNT TEAM
Stunt Coordinator: TED HANLAN
Construction Coordinator: WIETS JEKEL
Head Carpenters: JACOB HAAK, PATRICK McCAFFERY
Key Scenic Artist: REET PUHM
Scenic Artists: NORMAN KELNER, MELISSA MORGAN-KELNER
Post-Production Supervisor: GREGOR HUTCHISON
Post-Production Assistant: ANNE COBBAN
Assistant Editor: BEN WILKINSON
Supervising Sound Editor: JEREMY MacLAVERTY
Dialogue Editor: TIMOTHY ROBERTS
Assistant Sound Editor: KRIS ENGEL
Foley Artist: DONNA POWELL
Studio Sound Mixer: DANIEL PELLERIN
Assistant Sound Mixer: TODD B. WARREN
Video Editor: BERNIE CLAYTON
Colourist: BILL FERWERDA
Series Developed by FIONA McHUGH

Wardrobe Services by
COSPROP, LONDON ENGLAND

Production Services Provided by
SULLIVAN FILMS INC.

The Production Gratefully acknowledges
JOEY & TOBY TANENBAUM
HAMILTON REGION CONSERVATION AUTHORITY
THE ESTATE OF L.M. MONTGOMERY
PICKERING VILLAGE MUSEUM
PFA FILM AND VIDEO LABORATORIES
VIDEO ATLANTIC
FILM OPTICALS
WILLIAM F. WHITE
BIRDS AND ANIMALS INC.
THE FILM HOUSE GROUP

The characters and incidents portrayed in
this motion picture are entirely fictitious.
Any resemblance to any person living or
dead is purely coincidental.

Adapted from the novels
THE STORY GIRL
THE GOLDEN ROAD
CHRONICLES OF AVONLEA
FURTHER CHRONICLES OF AVONLEA
by Lucy Maud Montgomery.

Produced by
Story Girl Productions Inc.
in association with
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
The Disney Channel
and with the participation of
Telefilm Canada

© Story Girl Productions Inc.
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