What a Tangled Web We Weave

What a Tangled Web We Weave is episode eleven of the sixth season of the Sullivan Entertainment long-form television series Road to Avonlea (1990–1996) and episode 76 overall. It first aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on 19 March 1995 and on the Disney Channel on 13 November 1995. It was written by Marlene Matthews and directed by F. Harvey Frost. It was preceded by “Home Is Where the Heart Is” and followed by “A Time to Every Purpose.”

This episode stars series regulars Jackie Burroughs (Hetty King), Mag Ruffman (Olivia Dale), Zachary Bennett (Felix King), Cedric Smith (Alec King), and Lally Cadeau (Janet King); absent from this episode is series regular Gema Zamprogna (Felicity King). Guest stars include Faye Dunaway (Countess Polenska), Maureen Stapleton (Maggie MacPhee), Albert Millaire (Pierre La Pierre), James B. Douglas (Menushkin), Peter Outerbridge (Count Marek), Ian D. Clark (Simon Tremayne), and Heather Brown (Izzy Pettibone).

Credits

Opening Credits

A KEVIN SULLIVAN PRODUCTION

ROAD TO AVONLEA

JACKIE BURROUGHS [Hetty King]

MAG RUFFMAN [Olivia Dale]

ZACHARY BENNETT [Felix King]

GEMA ZAMPROGNA [Felicity King]

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

Special Guest Star: FAYE DUNAWAY as Countess Polenska

Special Guest Star: MAUREEN STAPLETON as Maggie MacPhee

With ALBERT MILLAIRE [Pierre La Pierre]

JAMES B. DOUGLAS [Menushkin]
PETER OUTERBRIDGE [Count Marek]

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 MARLENE MATTHEWS
Executives in Charge of Production: SUSAN MORGAN, CATHERINE DENSON for CBC, JUDE SCHNEIDER for the Disney Channel
Production Supervisor: NOELLA NESDOLY
Associate Producer: DEBORAH NATHAN
Executive Producers: TRUDY GRANT, KEVIN SULLIVAN
Directed by F. HARVEY FROST

Ending Credits

Hetty King: JACKIE BURROUGHS
Countess Polenska: FAYE DUNAWAY
Maggie MacPhee: MAUREEN STAPLETON
Olivia Dale: MAG RUFFMAN
Felix King: ZACHARY BENNETT
Janet King: LALLY CADEAU
Alec King: CEDRIC SMITH
Pierre La Pierre: ALBERT MILLAIRE
Simon Tremayne: IAN D. CLARK
Menushkin: JAMES B. DOUGLAS
Count Marek: PETER OUTERBRIDGE
Adele: CATHERINE BARROLL
Izzy Pettibone: HEATHER BROWN
Molly Lester: MARI TRAINOR
Becky Lester: KRISTIN FAIRLIE
Elbert: MARC MARUT
Station Master: JACK MATHER
Mr. Radcliffe: ROBERT LATIMER
Guest #2: TEDDE MOORE
Daniel King: ALEX & RYAN FLOYD

Produced with the participation of
TELEFILM CANADA

and with the assistance of the
ONTARIO FILM
INVESTMENT PROGRAM

Senior Story Editors: MARLENE MATTHEWS, AVRUM JACOBSON
Story Editor: LAURIE PEARSON
Executive in Charge of Post Production: JULIE STEINER
1st Assistant Director: BRUCE SPEYER
2nd Assistant Director: RICK KUSH
Location Manager: DAN MATTHEWS
1st Asst. Art Director: JAMES OSWALD
Set Decorator: IAN WHEATLEY
Property Master: KEITH SLY
Make-up Design: MARILYN TERRY
Hair Design: CAROL MARINOFF
Production Accountant: PETER MULDOON
Sound Mixer: GLEN GAUTHIER
Camera Operator: JOHN HOBSON
Key Grip: ROY ELLISTON
Gaffer: NORM O’HALLORAN
Special Effects Co-ord.: JASON BOARD
Continuity: ELAINE YARISH
Transportation Co-ord.: GREG O’HARA
Construction Co-ord.: JACOB HAAK
Supervising Sound Editor: JEREMY MacLAVERTY
Dialogue Editor: BARRY GILMORE
Assistant Picture Editor: BEN WILKINSON
Studio Sound Mixer: DANIEL PELLERIN
On-Line Editor: BERNIE CLAYTON
Colourist: LORRAINE GRANT
Unit Publicist: S.P.I.—SPECIAL PROJECTS INTERNATIONAL INC.
Casting Assistant: ELIZABETH RITCHIE

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
WILLIAM F. WHITE LTD.
THE FILM HOUSE GROUP
MEDIA CONCEPTS
NAGRA/AUDIO SERVICES CORP.

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
SHINING LAKE PRODUCTIONS INC.

in association with
THE CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION
and
THE DISNEY CHANNEL

© SHINING LAKE PRODUCTIONS INC.
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