Sarah: Plain and Tall

karpetMarch 4, 2011

I was wondering if any of you who are familiar with this book/play could tell me: are there quilts mentioned in this story, and if so are there details of patterns/colors? If anyone know it would save me a trip back into town to the library. Thanks so much!

Karlene

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petalpatsy

Oh gee, lets see.....I can get this one confused with Love Comes Softly. I've seen the movie several times. Sarah is Glenn Close, a New England spinster who answers a mail order bride ad for an out west widower with two children. Watch this clip for 3:50 when they hang a quilt up on the line after the storm to air.

Here is a link that might be useful: Movie clip

    Bookmark   March 4, 2011 at 4:55PM
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teresa_nc7

I'm very familiar with the movie - love it and watch it whenever it comes on. There might be quilts in it. Seems now I remember that the first wife made a quilt and it was put away in a trunk/chest? Jacob put away everything that reminded him of his beloved wife that died. Sarah wanted to help him and the children talk about their wife and mother, but it was hard. Can't remember what the quilt looked like though.

Teresa

    Bookmark   March 4, 2011 at 4:56PM
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petalpatsy

PS. I haven't read the books.

    Bookmark   March 4, 2011 at 5:19PM
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finchelover

according to the clip there were 2 Sarah hung one out on line and later you saw one then ? had her baby.

    Bookmark   March 4, 2011 at 6:54PM
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petalpatsy

The seven sisters one that gets hung out is also given a shot when Jacob comes in to find his first wife's things out of the trunk and on display.

    Bookmark   March 4, 2011 at 7:59PM
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karpet

Thank you all!

    Bookmark   March 5, 2011 at 6:15PM
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