The Last Hurrah

The Last Hurrah is episode twelve of the seventh season of the Sullivan Entertainment long-form television series Road to Avonlea (1990–1996) and episode 90 overall. It first aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on 24 March 1996 and on the Disney Channel on 24 November 1996. It was written by Laurie Pearson and directed by William Brayne. It was preceded by “Return to Me” and followed by “So Dear to My Heart.”

This episode stars series regulars Mag Ruffman (Olivia Dale), Zachary Bennett (Felix King), Lally Cadeau (Janet King), and Cedric Smith (Alec King); absent from this episode is series regular Jackie Burroughs (Hetty King). Guest stars include R.H. Thomson (Jasper Dale), Katherine Ashby (Lottie Cooper), David Ferry (Stuart McRae), Barbara Hamilton (Eulalie Bugle), and John Friesen (Archie Gillis).

Credits

Opening Credits

A KEVIN SULLIVAN PRODUCTION

ROAD TO AVONLEA: THE FINAL SEASON

JACKIE BURROUGHS [Hetty King]

MAG RUFFMAN [Olivia Dale]

ZACHARY BENNETT [Felix King]

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

With KATHERINE ASHBY [Lottie Cooper]

Special Guest Star: R.H. THOMSON as Jasper Dale

Senior Story Editor: MARLENE MATTHEWS
Art Direction: JAMES OSWALD
Director of Photography: PETER LUXFORD
Costume Design: RUTH SECORD
Casting: ANNE TAIT, ELIZABETH RITCHIE
Music Composed and Conducted by DON GILLIS
Edited by BEN WILKINSON
Written by LAURIE PEARSON
Executives in Charge of Production: SUSAN MORGAN, CATHERINE DENSON for CBC, JUDE SCHNEIDER for the Disney Channel
Producer: JOHN RYAN
Executive Producers: TRUDY GRANT, KEVIN SULLIVAN
Directed by WILLIAM BRAYNE

Ending Credits

Olivia Dale: MAG RUFFMAN
Felix King: ZACHARY BENNETT
Janet King: LALLY CADEAU
Alec King: CEDRIC SMITH
Jasper Dale: R.H. THOMSON
Lottie Cooper: KATHERINE ASHBY
Stuart McRae: DAVID FERRY
Eulalie Bugle: BARBARA HAMILTON
Archie Gillis: JOHN FRIESEN
Clara Potts: MAJA ARDAL
Bert Potts: ROGER DUNN

Mrs. Bradley: BRENDA DEVINE
Wiley Lester: ROBERT BEDNARSKI
Carmody Mayor: DICK GRANT
Railway Official: ALAN JORDAN
Co-Worker #1: CAROLYN HAY
Daniel King: ALEX & RYAN FLOYD
Montgomery Dale: CHRISTOPHER & JEFFREY WEEDON
Stunt Performers: ALISON REID, JAMIE JONES, BRYAN RENFRO

Produced with the participation of
THE CABLE PRODUCTION FUND

and with the assistance of the
ONTARIO FILM
INVESTMENT PROGRAM

Story Editors: RAYMOND STOREY, LAURIE PEARSON
Production Manager: MICHAEL BROWNSTONE
Executive in Charge of Post-Production: MAIRIN WILKINSON
1st Assistant Director: LIBBY HODGSON
2nd Assistant Director: CYNTHIA CLAYTON
Location Manager: GEOFFREY SMITHER

1st Asst. Art Director: ELIS LAM
Set Decorator: IAN WHEATLEY
Property Master: KEITH SLY
Make-up Design: MARILYN TERRY
Hair Design: LINDA MONTGOMERIE
Production Accountant: PETER MULDOON

Sound Mixer: GLEN GAUTHIER
Camera Operator: BRIAN HARPER
Key Grip: ROY ELLISTON
Gaffer: DAVE KELLNER
Special Effects Co-ord.: MICHAEL KAVANAGH
Continuity: DOROTHY PFAHL
Transportation Co-ord.: GREG O’HARA
Construction Co-ord.: JACOB HAAK

Supervising Sound Editor: JEREMY MacLAVERTY
Dialogue Editor: BARRY GILMORE
Assistant Picture Editor: JENNIFER ESSEX
Studio Sound Mixer: DANIEL PELLERIN
Re-recording Engineer: ANDREW TAY
On-Line Editor: BERNIE CLAYTON
Colourist: LORRAINE GRANT
Unit Publicist: SPECIAL PROJECTS INTERNATIONAL INC.
Casting Associate: LORI PUMPUTIS

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.
DELUXE TORONTO
HAMILTON REGION CONSERVATION AUTHORITY

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

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

Produced by
LONG ROAD HOME PRODUCTIONS INC.

in association with
THE CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION
and
THE DISNEY CHANNEL

© LONG ROAD HOME PRODUCTIONS INC.
MCMXCVI

IN MEMORY OF ONE OF CANADA’S GREAT ACTRESSES
BARBARA HAMILTON, 1926-1996