How Kissing Was Discovered

How Kissing Was Discovered is episode two of the second season of the Sullivan Entertainment long-form television series Road to Avonlea (1990–1996) and episode 15 overall. It first aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on 9 December 1990 and on the Disney Channel on 8 April 1991. It was written by Suzette Couture and directed by Stuart Gillard. It was preceded by “Sara’s Homecoming” and followed by “Aunt Hetty’s Ordeal.”

This episode stars series regulars Sarah Polley (Sara Stanley), Gema Zamprogna (Felicity King), Zachary Bennett (Felix King), Lally Cadeau (Janet King), and Cedric Smith (Alec King); absent from this episode are series regulars Jackie Burroughs (Hetty King) and Mag Ruffman (Olivia King). Guest stars include Kay Tremblay (Aunt Eliza), Greg Spottiswood (David Hawes), and Michael Mahonen (Gus Pike).

Home Video: Tales from Avonlea, Volume 4: Felicity’s First Date. Disney Presents. Walt Disney Home Video, 1994. Road to Avonlea: A Fine Romance. Sullivan Entertainment Presents. Sullivan Releasing, 1996.

DVD: Road to Avonlea: The Complete Second Volume. Sullivan Entertainment Presents. Sullivan Entertainment, 2003. Tales from Avonlea: Beginnings. Disney Presents. Walt Disney Home Video, 2004. Road to Avonlea: The Complete Second Season / Les Contes d’Avonlea: L’intégrale du [sic] deuxième saison. Sullivan Entertainment, 2009.

Contents

Opening Credits

A KEVIN SULLIVAN PRODUCTION

ROAD TO AVONLEA

SARAH POLLEY [Sara Stanley]

JACKIE BURROUGHS [Hetty King]

MAG RUFFMAN [Olivia King]

GEMA ZAMPROGNA [Felicity King], ZACHARY BENNETT [Felix King]

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

With
GREG SPOTTISWOOD [David Hawes]
and
MICHAEL MAHONEN [Gus Pike]

Special Guest Star: KAY TREMBLAY as Aunt Eliza

Art Direction: MARIAN WIHAK
Director of Photography: MANFRED GUTHE, c.s.c.
Costume Design: MADELEINE STEWART
Casting: ANNE TAIT
Edited by GORDON McCLELLAN
Music Composed by JOHN WELSMAN
Written by SUZETTE COUTURE
Executives in Charge of Production: DEBORAH BERNSTEIN for C.B.C., CATHY JOHNSON for the Disney Channel
Associate Producers: MAIRIN WILKINSON, JAMES LAHTI
Executive Producers: KEVIN SULLIVAN, TRUDY GRANT
Directed by STUART GILLARD

Ending Credits

Sara Stanley: SARAH POLLEY
Hetty King: JACKIE BURROUGHS
David Hawes: GREG SPOTTISWOOD
Gus Pike: MICHAEL MAHONEN
Aunt Eliza: KAY TREMBLAY
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
Mrs. Biggins: ANNA FERGUSON
Mrs. Simpson: HELEN BEAVIS
Stunt Performers: JENNIFER MILLER, JAMIE JONES, PAUL RUTLEDGE

Line Producer/Production Manager: BRIAN LESLIE PARKER
1st Asst. Director: LIBBY HODGSON
2nd Asst. Director: ROCCO GISMONDI
3rd Asst. Director: GRANT LUCIBELLO
Camera Operator: ROBERT SAAD
Location Manager: ARTHUR CLARKE
Assistant Location Manager: STEPHEN BELANGER
Script Supervisor: ELAINE YARISH
Story Editor: LUCIE HALL
Asst. Story Editor: HELEN ASIMAKIS
1st Assistant Art Director: NANCEY PANKIW
2nd Assistant Art Director: JAMES OSWALD
Set Decorator: IAN WHEATLEY
Asst. Set Decorator: GEORGE FARRELL
Set Buyer: TOM COULTER
Property Master: J. TRACY BUDD
Assistant Property Master: TORY BELLINGHAM
Make-up Artist: MARILYN TERRY
Assistant Make-up Artist: DOROTHY SMITH
Hair Stylist: KELLY BRENNAN
Assistant Hairdresser: KATHY SHIBLEY
Assistant Costume Designer: QUITA ALFRED
Wardrobe Mistress: MICHELE HARNEY
1st Asst. Wardrobe: TRACYLEE SIDNEY
Cutter: GRAHAM DOCHERTY
Tailor: CARL DOCHERTY
Seamstresses: THERESA McCONAGHY, LOREEN LIGHTFOOT
Prod. Accountant: RONALD J. GILBERT
Asst. Accountant: SARA HOLMES
Prod. Coordinator: SUSAN PHILLIPS
Production Secretary: EADIE WONG
Production Assistant: DAN MATTHEWS
Trainee Asst. Dir.: MONIKA GHENT
1st Asst. Camera: KERRY SMART
2nd Asst. Camera: WENDY WALGATE
Camera Trainee: DEAN STINCOMBE
Stills Photographer: MICHAELIN McDERMOTT
Sound Mixer: OWEN LANGEVIN
Boom Operator: KEN PORTER
Sound Trainee: JOHN MOTYER
Key Gaffer: ROBERT McRAE
Best Boy: NORM O’HALLORAN
Electrics: BARRY GOODWIN, JAMES MacCAMMON
Generator Operator: IAN FOULDS
Rigging Gaffer: RAY BOYLE
Key Grip: ROBERT DAPRATO
Second Grip: DAVE SHERIDAN
Grips: STEVEN KLYS, ROBERT RICE
Transportation Coordinator: WILF BELL
Driver Captain: BILL JACKSON
Head Driver: BILL HAGAN
Honey Wagon Driver: KEVIN WILSON
Drivers: HARRY ROSS, BRIAN O’HARA, GARY FLANAGAN, BOB HAAK
Animal Wrangler: LIONEL PURCELL
Craft Service: ELAINE PAGE, MEGAN BEECKMANS
Catering: MICHAELSON’S FOOD SERVICES, CANADA INC.
Word Processor: CATHERINE WALLACE
Inventory Supervisor: JULIE STEINER
Extras Casting: DONNA DUPERE
Tutor: LAURIE FARRANCE
Children’s Coordinator: MARGARET MURPHY
Unit Publicist: THE PUBLICITY COMPANY, GENEVIEVE KIERANS, CAROL MARKS-GEORGE
Stunt Coordinator: ALISON REID
Special Effects Supervisor: ARTHUR LANGEVIN
Special Effects: LITTLE DOUGIE
Construction Coordinator: WEITS JEKEL
Head Carpenter: JACOB HAAK
Head Paint: MELISSA MORGAN
Painter: NORM KELNER
Scenic Artist: JOHN FRASER
2nd Unit Directors of Photography: PETER LUXFORD, REGINALD MORRIS
2nd Unit Director: JAMES LAHTI
Post-Production Supervisor: GREGOR HUTCHISON
Supervising Sound Editor: JEREMY MacLAVERTY
Dialogue Editor: TIM ROBERTS
Asst. Sound Editors: KRIS ENGEL, MHAIRI KERR
Assistant Editor: VICTORIA ROSE
Post Production Assistants: SHAUNE SYLVESTER, LEAH CORRIGAN
Foley Artist: DONNA POWELL
Studio Sound Mixer: DANIEL PELLERIN
Asst. Sound Mixer: TODD B. WARREN
Video Editor: BERNIE CLAYTON
Colorist: BILL FERWERDA
Dance Choreographer: ANNE WOOTTEN
Music Consultant: ANNE LEDERMAN
Cricket Consultant: ROBIN BRAYDEN, TORONTO CRICKET & CURLING CLUB
Music Conducted by GLENN MORLEY
Music Assistant: DONALD QUAN
Music Recorded by HAYWARD PARROTT

Wardrobe Services by
COSPROP, LONDON ENGLAND

Production Services Provided by
SULLIVAN FILMS INC.

The Production Gratefully Acknowledges
JOEY & TOBY TANENBAUM
HAMILTON CONSERVATION AUTHORITY
THE ESTATE OF L.M. MONTGOMERY
THE TOWN OF UXBRIDGE
PFA FILM & VIDEO LABORATORIES
VIDEO ATLANTIC
CINESPACE STUDIOS
FILM OPTICALS
WILLIAM F. WHITE LIMITED
THE FILM HOUSE GROUP
NUMBERS

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
Golden Road Productions Inc.
in association with
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
The Disney Channel
and with the participation of
Telefilm Canada

© Golden Road Productions Inc.
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