The Great Race

The Great Race is episode six of the fifth season of the Sullivan Entertainment long-form television series Road to Avonlea (1990–1996) and the fifty-eighth episode overall. It first aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on 6 February 1994 and on the Disney Channel on 7 November 1994 (where it aired out of order as the eighth episode of season five). It was written by Rick Drew and directed by Stefan Scaini. It was preceded by “Stranger in the Night” and followed by “Someone to Believe In.”

This episode stars series regulars Zachary Bennett (Felix King), Lally Cadeau (Janet King), and Cedric Smith (Alec King); absent from this episode are series regulars Sarah Polley (Sara Stanley), Jackie Burroughs (Hetty King), Mag Ruffman (Olivia Dale), and Gema Zamprogna (Felicity King). Guest stars include David Fox (Clive Pettibone), Zachary Ansley (Arthur Pettibone), Ian D. Clark (Simon Tremayne), Heather Brown (Izzy Pettibone), Kay Tremblay (Aunt Eliza), and Marilyn Lightstone (Muriel Stacey).

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 DAVID FOX [Clive Pettibone]

ZACHARY ANSLEY [Arthur Pettibone]

Art Direction: NANCEY PANKIW
Director of Photography: BOB SAAD
Costume Design: MADELEINE STEWART
Casting: ANNE TAIT
Edited by MAIRIN WILKINSON
Music Composed and Conducted by DON GILLIS
Written by RICK DREW
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 STEFAN SCAINI

Ending Credits

Felix King: ZACHARY BENNETT
Alec King: CEDRIC SMITH
Janet King: LALLY CADEAU
Muriel Stacey: MARILYN LIGHTSTONE
Clive Pettibone: DAVID FOX
Arthur Pettibone: ZACHARY ANSLEY
Izzy Pettibone: HEATHER BROWN
Cecily King: HARMONY CRAMP
Simon Tremayne: IAN D. CLARK
Mrs. Bugle: BARBARA HAMILTON
Dr. Snow: GRAHAM McPHERSON
Baby Daniel: ALEX & RYAN FLOYD
Stunt Performers: NICK NOLAN, DICK BAYLY, HUGH MORSHEAD, RICK PARKER, PAUL RUTLEDGE, JOHN HOBSON, NICHOLAS ELDERKIN
Great Aunt Eliza: KAY TREMBLAY [Uncredited]

Senior Story Editor: YAN MOORE
Story Editors: MAIRIN WILKINSON, LAURIE PEARSON, HELEN ASIMAKIS
Production Manager: NICHOLAS J. GRAY
1st Assistant Director: FELIX GRAY
2nd Assistant Director: KARL IRVINE
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: PAUL ELLIOT
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: DAVID TAYLOR
Assistant Picture Editor: BEN WILKINSON
Studio Sound Mixer: DANIEL PELLERIN
On-Line Editor: BERNIE CLAYTON
Colourist: LORRAINE GRANT
Unit Publicist: THE PUBLICITY HOUSE

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 entirely 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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