Christy


Based on the bestseller by Catherine Marshall, Christy tells the story of an idealistic nineteen year old who leaves the comforts of her city home to teach school in the impoverished Appalachian community of Cutter Gap, Tennessee in 1912. Strength, determination, and faith guide young Christy Huddleston through unforeseen difficulties, help her to gain understanding of the proud mountain people, and win her mentorship, friendship, and the love of two men. (IMDB)

Read the book...First released in 1967,
Christy is based on the life of author Catherine Marshall's mother
and was the inspiration for the recent television series of the same name.



From left to right: Fairlight Spencer (Tess Harper), Christy Huddleston (Kellie Martin),
David Grantland (Randall Bantinkoff), Alice Henderson (Tyne Daly),
Dr. Neil MacNeill (Stewart Finlay-McLennan), Ruby Mae (Emily Schulman)


The Smoky Mountains of Tennessee


1 comment:

  1. I just adored this show and I was heartbroken when it ended without resolving the main romantic tension.

    I just had to read the book to find out what happened - and it was definitely worth it.

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