Someone to Believe In

Someone to Believe In is episode seven of the fifth season of the Sullivan Entertainment long-form television series Road to Avonlea (1990–1996) and the fifty-ninth episode overall. It first aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on 20 February 1994 and on the Disney Channel on 14 November 1994 (where it aired out of order as the ninth episode of season five). It was written by Avrum Jacobson and directed by Eleanore Lindo. It was preceded by “The Great Race” and followed by “Strictly Melodrama.”

This episode stars series regulars Jackie Burroughs (Hetty King), Zachary Bennett (Felix King), Gema Zamprogna (Felicity King), Lally Cadeau (Janet King), and Cedric Smith (Alec King); absent from this episode are series regulars Sarah Polley (Sara Stanley) and Mag Ruffman (Olivia Dale). Guest stars include Gordon Pinsent (John Hodgson), Albert Millaire (Pierre Lapierre), Ian D. Clark (Simon Tremayne), Marc Marut (Elbert Werts), and Laura Bertram (Adeline Hodgson).

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 ALBERT MILLAIRE [Pierre Lapierre]

Special Guest Star: GORDON PINSENT as John Hodgson

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 AVRUM JACOBSON
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 ELEANORE LINDO

Ending Credits

Hetty King: JACKIE BURROUGHS
Felix King: ZACHARY BENNETT
John Hodgson: GORDON PINSENT
Felicity King: GEMA ZAMPROGNA
Cecily King: HARMONY CRAMP
Janet King: LALLY CADEAU
Alec King: CEDRIC SMITH
Simon Tremayne: IAN D. CLARK
Pierre Lapierre: ALBERT MILLAIRE
Elbert Werts: MARC MARUT
Adeline Hodgson: LAURA BERTRAM
Archie Gillis: JOHN FRIESEN
Bert Potts: ROGER DUNN
Mrs. Millings: ARABY LOCKHART
Bigwig #1: BOB CLOUT
Bigwig #2: LEW LEHMAN
Mrs. Brown: ANNE HOLLOWAY
Constable: BOB BAINBOROUGH
Baby Daniel: ALEX & RYAN FLOYD
Stunt Performers: ALISON REID, RICK FORSAYTH, LARRY MCLEAN, RICK NOLAN

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: MARK HAMILTON
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: FRED BRENNAN
Assistant Picture Editor: KRIS ENGEL
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
WESTFIELD HERITAGE CENTRE
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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