Wind at My Back is a television series which aired in Canada on CBC Television between 1996 and 2001. The series is set during the Great Depression of the 1930s, in the fictional small mining town of New Bedford in Northern Ontario. The family drama followed the members of the Bailey family as they lived through a time marked by hardship. From the creators of Anne Of The Green Gables.
Unrated (Not Rated)
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I have watched all Wind At My Back Seasons. To me they are the most enjoyable series I have ever watched. I am elderly and what a joy to get to know the charactors. You feel as if you know them. I have bought and watched all of them more than once. I wish the young people would watch them, if only to see what life was like. I lived it,I know. Brought back so many memories.Wish it could have gone on and on.
1."All This and Heaven Too"': Grace plans a nice, quiet getaway at Bass Lake. There she bonds a relationship with Mr. Flett and his son Pritchard. Meanwhile, Max and rest of the Bailey family still hope and pray Honey will recover from her sickness while she is away at the sanatorium. Toppy buys a new home and must start from scratch with a new life. An old enemy of the Baileys break into the cottage at Bass Lake putting Grace in danger along with some of her friends.
2."It Don't Mean a Thing": Toppy opens up a dance school. Hub may just have found his perfect match with a girl named Laura.
3."A Girl in Trouble": When Alice moves back to New Bedford, she puts her trust in Hub to keep her dark secret. It seems as if Alice isn't the innocent, young girl she once was. Meanwhile, Grace looks for a car to buy.
4."A River Rages": A popular author visits New Bedford and falls for Toppy. Fat and Pritchard run into trouble when mine collapses while they are in...
I loved the whole series of Wind at my Back. The writing is excellent and each character is given their own strength. The acting was superb. I started out loving the younger characters, but ended up feeling the characters of Toppy and Grace were so well written about during a time when women were emerging into their own. Of course, this was because the acting was brilliant. These actors brought the whole series to life. I felt like I needed one more series to finish a lot of the back stories. Even after the Christmas ending, I wanted more. Thank you Sullivan Entertainment. Bring more of this kind of entertainment back. It's a lot better written than most series of today.
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