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Following closely on the widely anticipated release of Part One comes Peyton Place Part Two. This ABC show introduced such taboo topics as extramarital affairs, unwed teen pregnancies, family betrayals, mental illness and even murder to 60s America primetime TV, and in the process became not only a ratings giant, but an enduring symbol of the era it represented. Featuring the widow Constance MacKenzie (1950s melodrama star Dorothy Malone), her innocent daughter Allison (Mia Farrow), the wealthy but troubled Rodney Harrington (Ryan O'Neal) and others, Peyton Place is as compulsively watchable today as it was 40 years ago. Part Two includes 33 half-hour episodes in a deluxe 5-DVD box set.
I thought the two discs were the entire show but they're not The second disc starts out just like the first one does.Published 3 months ago by Gail T.
This is one of those superior 1960s TV-shows that has been overlooked over the decades. But the acting, set design,
writing, suspense, direction, music - EVERYTHING, is far... Read more
I was too young to watch Peyton Place when it first aired but heard of it often as a kid as one of the great TV shows in documentary specials about the history of TV. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Lynn Ellingwood