Memento Mori

Memento Mori is episode two of the fifth season of the Sullivan Entertainment long-form television series Road to Avonlea (1990–1996) and the fifty-fourth episode overall. It first aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on 9 January 1994 (as part of a double header with the preceding episode, “Fathers and Sons“) and on the Disney Channel on 7 March 1994 (where it aired out of order as the first episode of season five). It was written by Heather Conkie and directed by Don McBrearty. It was preceded by “Fathers and Sons” and followed by “Modern Times.”

This episode stars series regulars Sarah Polley (Sara Stanley), Jackie Burroughs (Hetty King), Mag Ruffman (Olivia Dale), Zachary Bennett (Felix King), Gema Zamprogna (Felicity King), Lally Cadeau (Janet King), and Cedric Smith (Alec King). Guest stars include Patricia Hamilton (Rachel Lynde), Marilyn Lightstone (Muriel Stacey), Kay Tremblay (Aunt Eliza), Ian D. Clark (Simon Tremayne), and Graham McPherson (Dr. Snow).

Credits

Opening Credits

A KEVIN SULLIVAN PRODUCTION

ROAD TO AVONLEA

SARAH POLLEY [Sara Stanley]

JACKIE BURROUGHS [Hetty King]

MAG RUFFMAN [Olivia Dale]

ZACHARY BENNETT [Felix King]

GEMA ZAMPROGNA [Felicity King]

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

With KAY TREMBLAY [Aunt Eliza]

Special Guest Star: PATRICIA HAMILTON as Rachel Lynde

Special Guest Star: MARILYN LIGHTSTONE as Muriel Stacey

Art Direction: NANCEY PANKIW
Director of Photography: BOB SAAD
Costume Design: MADELEINE STEWART
Casting: ANNE TAIT
Edited by GORDON McCLELLAN
Music Composed and Conducted by DON GILLIS
Written by HEATHER CONKIE
Executives in Charge of Production: DEBORAH BERNSTEIN, SUSAN MORGAN for CBC
Executive in Charge of Production: CATHY JOHNSON for the Disney Channel
Executive in Charge of Production: NICHOLAS J. GRAY
Executive Consultants: DIANNE MASSOCK, JAMES STANLEY
Executive Producers: TRUDY GRANT, KEVIN SULLIVAN
Directed by DON McBREARTY

Ending Credits

Sara Stanley: SARAH POLLEY
Hetty King: JACKIE BURROUGHS
Olivia Dale: MAG RUFFMAN
Felix King: ZACHARY BENNETT
Felicity King: GEMA ZAMPROGNA
Cecily King: HARMONY CRAMP
Janet King: LALLY CADEAU
Alec King: CEDRIC SMITH
Muriel Stacey: MARILYN LIGHTSTONE
Rachel Lynde: PATRICIA HAMILTON
Aunt Eliza: KAY TREMBLAY
Simon Tremayne: IAN D. CLARK
Mrs. Lawson: ELVA MAI HOOVER
Dr. Snow: GRAHAM McPHERSON
Young Hetty: MEGAN KITCHEN
Voice of Young Hetty: MAIRON BENNETT
Hetty’s Mother: SEANA McKENNA
Young Muriel: RENESSA BLITZ
Publisher: LES PORTER
Mr. Beasly: HAROLD BURKE
Young Girl: MELODY JOHNSON
Girl’s Mother: HEATHER HODGSON
Woman Patient: SANDRA SCOTT
Baby Daniel: ALEX & RYAN FLOYD

Senior Story Editor: YAN MOORE
Story Editors: MAIRIN WILKINSON, LAURIE PEARSON, HELEN ASIMAKIS
Production Manager: NICHOLAS J. GRAY
1st Assistant Director: LIBBY HODGSON
2nd Assistant Director: CYNTHIA CLAYTON
Location Manager: DAN MATTHEWS
1st Asst. Art Director: JAMES OSWALD
Set Decorator: IAN WHEATLEY
Property Manager: GREG PELCHAT
Make-up Design: MARILYN TERRY
Hair Design: CAROL MARINOFF
Production Accountant: PETER MULDOON
Sound Mixer: GLEN GAUTHIER
Camera Operator: PETER LUXFORD
Key Grip: BOB DAPRATO
Gaffer: NORM O’HALLORAN
Transportation Co-ordinator: GREG O’HARA
Construction Co-ordinator: WEITS JEKEL
Post Production Supervisor: JULIE STEINER
Supervising Sound Editor: JEREMY MacLAVERTY
Dialogue Editor: TIM ROBERTS
Assistant Picture Editor: KRIS ENGEL
Studio Sound Mixer: DANIEL PELLERIN
On-Line Editor: BERNIE CLAYTON
Colourist: LORRAINE GRANT
Unit Publicist: THE PUBLICITY COMPANY

Production Services provided by
SULLIVAN ENTERTAINMENT INC.

The Production Gratefully Acknowledges
JOEY & TOBY TANENBAUM
THE ESTATE OF L.M. MONTGOMERY
THE TOWNSHIP OF UXBRIDGE
MEDALLION • PFA FILM & VIDEO
P.S. PRODUCTION SERVICES
THE FILM HOUSE GROUP
MEDIA CONCEPTS
and the assistance of the
ONTARIO FILM
INVESTMENT PROGRAM

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

Filmed on location in Southern Ontario and
Prince Edward Island National Park.

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

Produced by
PINK BEACHES PRODUCTIONS INC.
in association with
THE CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION
THE DISNEY CHANNEL
and with the participation of
TELEFILM CANADA

© PINK BEACHES PRODUCTIONS INC.
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