Upstairs, Downstairs 5 Seasons 1974
1. A Patriotic Offering 1914: War has begun. James fights in the trenches of France, Edward feels pressure to enlist, the servants draw the curtains tight, and Hazel takes in a family of refugees.
2. News From the Front On leave from the Western Front, James carelessly complains about shortages and is drawn into a political intrigue. Daisy and Edward announce their engagement.
3. The Beastly Hun The sinking of the Lusitania fuels anti-German sentiments. The servants are forced to examine their feelings when a local tradesman's store is burned and his family is beaten.
4. Women Shall Not Weep Edward and Daisy marry. Georgina trains as a volunteer nurse, and kitchen maid Ruby takes a job at a munitions plant. James is unhappy with his posting as a staff officer.
5. Tug of War James longs to rejoin his regiment along the Western Front, and Hazel pulls some strings. Rose becomes a bus conductor, and Georgina finds nursing less glamorous than she expected.
6. Home Fires Rose is reunited with the Australian Gregory Wilmot, now an Anzac Sergeant. Lady Prudence wants Hazel to host a tea party for wounded officers. Hazel says no, but Hudson says yes.
7. If You Were the Only Girl in the World At the tea party for wounded officers, Hazel feels drawn to Jack Dyson, a shy young pilot. Rose and Daisy await news about their soldier sweethearts, while James and Georgina meet in France.
8. The Glorious Dead Eaton Place is rocked by tragedy: Rose's fiance has been killed in battle, and pilot Jack Dyson is dead. James comes home on leave and takes a walk in the park with Hazel.
9. Another Year Ruby and Edward return to Eaton Place, the latter suffering from a severe case of shell shock. Sir Richard tries to help him and also gets appointed Viscount Bellamy of Haversham.
10. The Hero's Farewell Lady Prudence commandeers the Bellamys' drawing room for a charity matinee, but her plans are disrupted when a bomb falls nearby. A telegram brings bad news about James.
11. Missing Believed Killed Is James alive or dead? A message arrives from the military hospital where Georgina is working. Hazel and Lord Richard travel to France to bring their wounded loved one home.
12. Facing Fearful Odds When young widow Virginia Hamilton learns that her son is to be court-martialed, she asks Lord Richard for help. Edward goes into hiding to avoid being sent back to France.
13. Peace out of Pain Lord Richard proposes to Virginia Hamilton. James is sullen and difficult, especially with Hazel. London rejoices when the armistice is declared, but Eaton Place experiences one more tragedy.
|Starring||Meg Wynn Owen, Lesley-Anne Down|
|Supporting actors||Jean Marsh, David Langton, Gordon Jackson, Angela Baddeley, Jacqueline Tong, Simon Williams, Valerie Lush, Barrie Cookson, Betty England, Betty Romaine, Mel Churcher, Polly Williams, Richenda Carey, Christopher Good|
|Producers||Rex Firkin, John Hawkesworth|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
It was so nice to be able to come back and watch this in order of the series. I fondly remember watching this on PBS years ago and was happy to see it and watched it straight... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Pat the Bookjunky
A wonderful look at British life during World War I. One of the best seasons.Published 5 months ago by TimeTravel21
Enjoyed the material however the film was dated and It made me sad.Published 6 months ago by BoerneGirl