Aunt Hetty’s Ordeal

Aunt Hetty’s Ordeal is episode three of the second season of the Sullivan Entertainment long-form television series Road to Avonlea (1990–1996) and episode 16 overall. It first aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on 16 December 1990 and on the Disney Channel on 15 April 1991. It was written by Marlene Matthews and directed by Stuart Gillard. It was preceded by “How Kissing Was Discovered” and followed by “Of Corsets and Secrets and True True Love.”

This episode stars series regulars Sarah Polley (Sara Stanley), Jackie Burroughs (Hetty King), Mag Ruffman (Olivia King), Gema Zamprogna (Felicity King), and Zachary Bennett (Felix King); absent from this episode are series regulars Lally Cadeau (Janet King) and Cedric Smith (Alec King). Guest stars include Marilyn Lightstone (Miss Stacey) and Michael Mahonen (Gus Pike).

A novelization by Gail Hamilton, as volume 13 of the Road to Avonlea book series, was published in Canada in 1992 and the United States in 1993.

Home Video: Tales from Avonlea, Volume 4: Felicity’s First Date. Disney Presents. Walt Disney Home Video, 1994. Road to Avonlea: Aunt Hetty’s Ordeal/Conversions. Sullivan Entertainment’s. Sullivan Entertainment, 2001.

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.

Credits

Opening Credits

A KEVIN SULLIVAN PRODUCTION

ROAD TO AVONLEA

SARAH POLLEY [Sara Stanley]

JACKIE BURROUGHS [Hetty King]

MAG RUFFMAN [Olivia Dale]

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

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

With MICHAEL MAHONEN [Gus Pike]

Special Guest Star: MARILYN LIGHTSTONE as Miss Stacey

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 MARLENE MATTHEWS
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
Miss Stacey: MARILYN LIGHTSTONE
Gus Pike: MICHAEL MAHONEN
Olivia King: MAG RUFFMAN
Felicity King: GEMA ZAMPROGNA
Felix King: ZACHARY BENNETT
Cecily King: HARMONY CRAMP
Dr. Blair: MICHAEL POLLEY
Angus McCorkadale: THICK WILSON
Mrs. Biggins: ANNA FERGUSON
Mrs. Potts: MAJA ARDAL
Mrs. Lawson: ELVA MAI HOOVER
Mrs. Spencer: VIVIAN REIS
Mrs. Inglis: MARILYN BOYLE
Pincher: JOEL KELLER
Cannery Boy: SEAN ROBERGE
Lt. Governor: CHARLES KERR

Line Producer/Production Manager: BRIAN LESLIE PARKER
1st Asst. Director: LIBBY HODGSON
2nd Asst. Director: RANDI RICHMOND
3rd Asst. Director: ERIC POTECHIN
Camera Operator: ROBERT SAAD
Location Manager: ARTHUR CLARKE
Assistant Location Manager: STEPHEN BELANGER
Script Supervisor: SUSANNA DAVID
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 Manager: NICK FISCHER
Make-up Artist: MARILYN TERRY
Assistant Make-up Artist: DOROTHY SMITH
Hair Stylist: KELLY BRENNAN
Assistant Hairdresser: CAROL MARINOFF
Assistant Costume Designer: QUITA ALFRED
Wardrobe Mistress: MICHELE HARNEY
Asst. Wardrobe: TRACYLEE SIDNEY, MICHAEL CLANCY
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: JOHN MOTYER
Sound Trainee: DENNIS BELLINGHAM
Key Gaffer: ROBERT McRAE
Rigging Gaffer: DAVE KELLNER
Best Boy: NORM O’HALLORAN
Electrics: BARRY GOODWIN, VINCE GORDON
Generator Operator: IAN FOULDS
Key Grip: ROBERT DAPRATO
Second Grip: DAVE SHERIDAN
Grips: STEVEN KYLS, ROBERT RICE
Transportation Coordinator: WILF BELL
Driver Captain: BILL JACKSON
Head Driver: BILL HAGAN
Honeywagon Driver: KEVIN WILSON
Drivers: HARRY ROSS, BRIAN O’HARA, GARY FLANAGAN
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: BOB HALL, LITTLE DOUGIE
Construction Coordinator: WIETS JEKEL
Head Carpenter: JACOB HAAK
Head Painter: 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
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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