Local station brings classic movies back to TV
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“Little House on the Prairie,” the renowned 1990s American TV series, will be broadcast for the second time in Vietnam starting this weekend after its premiere in the country in 1996.
The main cast of the renowned 1990s American TV series “Little House on the Prairie” Photo: NLD
The 200-episode series, purchased by the Vietnam Film Import-Export and Distribution Company (Fafilm Vietnam), is scheduled to be aired at 8pm on SCTV 16, starting from April 15.
Adapted from the best-selling series “Little House” by American writer Laura Ingalls Wilder, the movie stars Michael Landon and Melissa Gilbert and tells a touching story about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s.
First aired in the US in 1974, the film received many awards, including Outstanding Cinematography in Entertainment Programming for a Series for the episode titled "The Fighter" at the 1978 Emmy Awards; Best TV Script for the episode titled "May We Make Them Proud" at the 1981 Western Writers of America Spur Award; and Best Young Actress in a Drama Series for Melissa Gilbert at the 1984 Young Artist Awards.
“Little House on the Prairie” is part of Fafilm Vietnam’s project to bring to the country classic movies including “Romeo and Juliet,” “Gone With The Wind” and “Casablanca,” all of which have been favored by local audiences both young and old.