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This edition: The Edge of the World

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Episode Details

(1937/U.K., 72 min., b&w, docudrama/United Artists) Dir.: Michael Powell. Cast: Finlay Currie, Niall MacGinnis, John Laurie, Belle Chrystall. Two families living on a remote island off the coast of Scotland, the Mansons and the Grays, are united by friendship and the romance between young Ruth and Andrew. Ruth's brother Robbie plans to leave the island in spite of Andrew's objections, believing that there is no future living there. To settle their argument, the two men follow an ancient local tradition and race to the top of the island's 1,200-foot cliffs to see whose opinion should prevail. Discussion guests: Dennis Doros & Amy Heller

Guest List

Dennis Doros Milestone Films

Amy Heller Milestone Films