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There have been many adaptations of the Anne of Green Gables series by Lucy Maud Montgomery, as well as the companion books, Chronicles of Avonlea, Further Chronicles of Avonlea and Before Green Gables (by Budge Wilson). This is a list of them.

FilmsEdit

Anne of Green Gables (1919)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables (1919 film)

Anne of Green Gables is a black-and-white silent film directed by William Desmond Taylor, produced by Realart Pictures and starring Mary Miles Minter as Anne Shirley. It is based on Anne of Green Gables and is considered a lost film.

Anne of Green Gables (1934)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables (1934 film)

Anne of Green Gables is a black-and-white film directed by George Nichols Jr., produced by RKO Radio Pictures and starring Anne Shirley as Anne. It is only loosely based on Anne of Green Gables and focuses on the relationship between Anne and Gilbert instead. In 1940 a sequel was made, also starring Anne Shirley, and titled Anne of Windy Poplars (see below).

Anne of Windy Poplars (1940)Edit

Main article: Anne of Windy Poplars (film)

Anne of Windy Poplars is a 1940 black-and-white film directed by Jack Hively, produced by RKO Radio Pictures and starring Anne Shirley as Anne. It is based on Anne of Windy Poplars and is the sequel to the 1934 film Anne of Green Gables.

Road to Avonlea: The Movie (1990)Edit

Main article: Road to Avonlea: The Movie

Road to Avonlea: The Movie is a film created from clips from the TV series Road to Avonlea, which was directed by Kevin Sullivan and produced by Sullivan Entertainment. It was created in order to promote Road to Avonlea.

Anne: Journey to Green Gables (2005)Edit

Main article: Anne: Journey to Green Gables

Anne: Journey to Green Gables is an animated film directed by Kevin Sullivan, produced by Sullivan Entertainment and starring Mckenzie Sullivan as the voice of Anne. It serves as a prequel to the 2000-2001 television series Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series. It is not based on any books in the series, but is modelled on Anne's life before she came to Green Gables.

Anne of Green Gables: Road to Green Gables (2010)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables: Road to Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables: Road to Green Gables is an anime film that is an edited version of the 1979 anime Anne of Green Gables.

Anne of Green Gables (upcoming)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables (upcoming musical)

Anne of Green Gables is an upcoming feature film version of Anne of Green Gables – The Musical. It is being produced by Film Farm and Side Road Media along with Kelley Harron, the daughter of Don Harron (who co-wrote the original musical).

Radio dramasEdit

Anne of Green Gables (1941)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables (1941 radio drama)

Anne of Green Gables is a British radio drama, produced and broadcast in 1941 by BBC Home Service Basic. It stars Cherry Cottrell as Anne and is based on Anne of Green Gables.

Anne of Green Gables (1944)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables (1944 radio drama)

Anne of Green Gables is a British radio drama, produced and broadcast in 1944 by BBC Home Service Basic. It stars Cherry Cottrell as Anne and is based on Anne of Green Gables. It is a remake of the 1941 radio drama.

Anne of Green Gables (1954)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables (1954 radio drama)

Anne of Green Gables is a Canadian radio drama, produced and broadcast in 1954 by CBC Radio. It has 13 parts and was adapted by Andrew Allen. It possibly stars Toby Tarnow as Anne and is based on Anne of Green Gables.

Anne of Green Gables (1966)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables (1966 radio drama)

Anne of Green Gables (original title: Anna zo Zeleného domu) is a Slovak radio drama, originally produced and broadcast in 1966 by Czechoslovak Radio. It is occasionally repeated on Radio Junior (the ninth channel of Slovak Radio). It stars Anna Bučinská as Anne and is based on Anne of Green Gables.

Anne of Green Gables (1971)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables (1971 radio drama)

Anne of Green Gables is a British radio drama produced and broadcast in 1971 by BBC Radio 4 and adapted into 13 parts by Cristina Sellors. It is based on Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery.

Anne of Green Gables (1997)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables (1997 radio drama)

Anne of Green Gables is a British radio drama, produced and broadcast in 1997 by BBC Radio 4. It stars Barbara Barnes as Anne and is based on Anne of Green Gables.

Television seriesEdit

Anne of Green Gables (1952)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables (1952 TV series)

Anne of Green Gables is a television series produced by Pamela Brown and starring Carole Lorimer as Anne. It is based on Anne of Green Gables and is believed to have been aired live but never recorded, and is subsequently believed to be lost.

Anne of Green Gables (1972)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables (1972 TV series)

Anne of Green Gables is a television series directed by Joan Craft, produced by the BBC and starring Kim Braden as Anne. It is based on Anne of Green Gables, and is considered lost. In 1975 a sequel was aired called Anne of Avonlea.

Anne of Avonlea (1975)Edit

Main article: Anne of Avonlea (TV series)

Anne of Avonlea is a telelvision series directed by Joan Craft, produced by the BBC and starring Kim Braden as Anne. It is the sequel to the 1972 series Anne of Green Gables, and is based on Anne of Avonlea. Unlike its predecessor, it is not lost and is currently available on DVD and online.

Anne of Green Gables (1979)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables (anime)

Anne of Green Gables (also known as Akage no An) is a 1979 anime directed by Isao Takahata and produced as a part of Nippon Animation's World Masterpiece Theatre. It is based on Anne of Green Gables and stars Eiko Hisamura as the voice of Anne.

Road to Avonlea (1990–1996)Edit

Main article: Road to Avonlea

Road to Avonlea is a Canadian television series directed by Kevin Sullivan and produced by Sullivan Entertainment. It is not based on any of the Anne of Green Gables books, but is in part based on Chronicles of Avonlea, Further Chronicles of Avonlea, The Story Girl and The Golden Road. It is set in Avonlea and several characters from Kevin Sullivan's Anne of Green Gables film series are featured in it, though not Anne herself. In 1998, a reunion film titled Happy Christmas, Miss King was released. Road to Avonlea is also known as Tales from Avonlea or simply Avonlea.

Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series (2000–2001)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series

Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series, occasionally referred to as Anne: The Animated Series, is an animated television series directed by Kevin Sullivan, produced by Sullivan Entertainment and starring Bryn McAuley as the voice of Anne. It is based loosely on Anne of Green Gables, though it includes characters from two unrelated novels by Lucy Maud Montgomery, The Story Girl and The Golden Road. In 2005 a prequel animated film was released to DVD, called Anne: Journey to Green Gables.

Anne (2007)Edit

Main article: Anne (Sri Lanka)

Anne is a Sri Lankan television series directed by Nalaka Swarnathilaka and starring Vinuri Ramanayake as Anne. It is based on Anne of Green Gables.

Before Green Gables (2009)Edit

Main article: Before Green Gables (anime)

Before Green Gables (also known as Kon'nichiwa Anne) is a 2009 anime directed by Katsuyoshi Yatabe and produced as a part of Nippon Animation's World Masterpiece Theatre. It is based on Before Green Gables, a fully authorised prequel novel to the original Anne of Green Gables series written by Canadian author Budge Wilson. It stars Rina Hidaka as the voice of Anne, and can be considered a prequel to the 1979 anime Anne of Green Gables.

Anne (2017)Edit

Main article: Anne (Canada)

Anne is a Canadian drama produced by Moira Walley-Beckett and Miranda de Pencier that was first broadcast on CBC, and is also available to watch on Netflix. It is based on Anne of Green Gables.

Television films and miniseriesEdit

Anne of Green Gables (1956)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables (1956 film)

Anne of Green Gables is a television film directed by Norman Campbell, produced by CBC Television and starring Toby Tarnow as Anne. It is based on Anne of Green Gables and is a live broadcast of an early version of Anne of Green Gables – The Musical.

Anne of Green Gables (1957)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables (1957 film)

Anne of Green Gables (original title: Anne de Green Gables) is a television film directed by Jacques Gauthier, produced by Radio-Canada and starring Mirielle Lachance as Anne. It is based on Anne of Green Gables and it is the only Anne adaptation filmed in the French language.

Anne of Green Gables (1958)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables (1958 film)

Anne of Green Gables is a television film directed by Norman Campbell, produced by CBC Television and starring Kathy Willard as Anne. It is based on Anne of Green Gables and is a live broadcast of an early version of Anne of Green Gables – The Musical.

Anne of Green Gables (1985)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables (1985 film)

Anne of Green Gables is a television miniseries directed by Kevin Sullivan, produced by Sullivan Entertainment and starring Megan Follows as Anne. It is one the most well-known adaptations of Anne of Green Gables. In 1987 a sequel was made called Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel (see below).

Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel (1987)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel

Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel is a television miniseries directed by Kevin Sullivan, produced by Sullivan Entertainment and starring Megan Follows as Anne. It is based on Anne of Avonlea, Anne of the Island and Anne of Windy Poplars and is the sequel to the 1985 film Anne of Green Gables (see above). In 2000 a third film was made called Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story. It is also known as Anne of Avonlea.

Happy Christmas, Miss King (1998)Edit

Main article: Happy Christmas, Miss King

Happy Christmas, Miss King, also known as An Avonlea Christmas, is a reunion telefilm directed by Kevin Sullivan and produced by Sullivan Entertainment. It stars some of the cast from the TV series Road to Avonlea.

Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story (2000)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story

Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story is a television miniseries directed by Stefan Scaini, produced by Sullivan Entertainment and starring Megan Follows as Anne. It is the sequel to Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel and is not based on any of the books by Lucy Maud Montgomery. In 2008 a prequel/sequel was made titled Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning.

Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning (2008)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning

Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning is a television miniseries directed by Kevin Sullivan, produced by Sullivan Entertainment and starring Barbara Hershey and Hannah Endicott-Douglas as Anne. It is a prequel/sequel of sorts to Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story and contains characters from the original book series, but is not based on any of the books.

L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables (2016)Edit

Main article: L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables

L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables is a 2016 telefilm produced by Breakthrough Entertainment. It is based on the first part of Anne of Green Gables and stars Ella Ballentine as Anne Shirley.

L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars (2017)Edit

Main article: L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars

L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars is a 2017 telefilm produced by Breakthrough Entertainment. It is the sequel to L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables, is based on the middle part of Anne of Green Gables and stars Ella Ballentine as Anne Shirley.

L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables: Fire & Dew (2017)Edit

Main article: L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables: Fire & Dew

L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables: Fire & Dew is a 2017 telefilm produced by Breakthrough Entertainment. It is the sequel to L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars, is based on the last part of Anne of Green Gables and stars Ella Ballentine as Anne Shirley.

Stage productionsEdit

Anne of Green Gables – The Musical (1965)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables – The Musical

Anne of Green Gables – The Musical is a musical stage production that was first performed in 1965. It is Canada's longest-running musical and one of the longest-running musicals in the world. It is based on Anne of Green Gables.

Rainbow Valley (1999)Edit

Main article: Rainbow Valley (musical)

Rainbow Valley is a musical that was first scheduled to be performed in 1999. It was written by Hank Stinson and is the only known adaptation, stage or otherwise, based on Rainbow Valley.

Anne & Gilbert (2005)Edit

Main article: Anne & Gilbert (musical)

Anne & Gilbert is a musical stage production that was first performed in 2005. It is the sequel to Anne of Green Gables – The Musical. It is split into two acts: the first act is based on Anne of Avonlea, while the second act is based on Anne of the Island.

Anne of Green Gables (2006)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables (musical)

Anne of Green Gables is a musical by Theatreworks USA that was first performed in 2006 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. It has music by Gretchen Cryer and is based on Anne of Green Gables.

The Nine Lives of L.M. Montgomery (2008)Edit

Main article: The Nine Lives of L.M. Montgomery

The Nine Lives of L.M. Montgomery is a musical that celebrates the life of L. M. Montgomery. It contains an appearance from Anne Shirley, as well as a number of Montgomery's other heroines. The musical opened at Kings Playhouse in Georgetown, Prince Edward Island on the 100th anniversary of the publication of Anne of Green Gables.

Bend in the Road (2012)Edit

Main article: Bend in the Road

Bend in the Road is a musical by Benita Scheckel and Michael Upward that was produced in 2012. It is based on Anne of Green Gables.

Rilla of Green Gables (2015)Edit

Main article: Rilla of Green Gables

Rilla of Green Gables is an American musical that premiered in August 2015 in Saratoga Springs, Utah. It is based on the Anne of Green Gables novels, but primarily Rilla of Ingleside.

BooksEdit

Anne of Green Gables (1997 manga)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables (manga)

Anne of Green Gables (original title: Akage no Anne) is a 1997 manga adaptation of Anne of Green Gables.

Anne of Avonlea (1998 manga)Edit

Main article: Anne of Avonlea (manga)

Anne of Avonlea (original title: Anne no Seishun) is a 1998 manga adaptation of Anne of Avonlea.

Anne of the Island (1998 manga)Edit

Main article: Anne of the Island (manga)

Anne of the Island (original title: Anne no Aijou) is a 1998 manga adaptation of Anne of the Island.

Rainbow Valley (2003 manga)Edit

Main article: Rainbow Valley (manga)

Rainbow Valley (original title: Niji no Tani no Anne) is a 2003 manga adaptation of Rainbow Valley.

Ana of California (2015 novel)Edit

Main article: Ana of California

Ana of California is a novel by Andi Teran that is based on Anne of Green Gables. It is set in California and follows Ana Cortez, a street-smart orphan from Los Angeles who goes to work for a brother and sister farming couple in California.

Audio dramasEdit

Anne of Green Gables (2007)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables (2007 audio drama)

Anne of Green Gables is an American audio drama produced in 2007 by Family Radio Theatre. It stars Mae Whitman as Anne and is based on Anne of Green Gables.

Anne of Green Gables (2008)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables (2008 audio drama)

Anne auf Green Gables (original title: Anne auf Green Gables) is a German audio drama produced in 2008 by Titania Medien and adapted into four parts. It stars Marie Bierstedt as Anne and is based on Anne of Green Gables.

Anne of Avonlea (2008)Edit

Main article: Anne of Avonlea (audio drama)

Anne of Avonlea (original title: Anne in Avonlea) is a German audio drama produced in 2008 by Titania Medien and adapted into four parts. It stars Marie Bierstedt as Anne and is based on Anne of Avonlea.

Anne of the Island (2009)Edit

Main article: Anne of the Island (audio drama)

Anne of the Island (original title: Anne in Kingsport) is a German audio drama produced in 2009 by Titania Medien and adapted into four parts. It stars Marie Bierstedt as Anne and is based on Anne of the Island.

Anne of Windy Poplars (2009)Edit

Main article: Anne of Windy Poplars (audio drama)

Anne of Windy Poplars (original title: Anne in Windy Poplars) is a German audio drama produced in 2009 by Titania Medien and adapted into four parts. It stars Marie Bierstedt as Anne and is based on Anne of Windy Poplars.

Anne's House of Dreams (2010)Edit

Main article: Anne's House of Dreams (audio drama)

Anne's House of Dreams (original title: Anne in Four Winds) is a German audio drama produced in 2010 by Titania Medien and adapted into four parts. It stars Marie Bierstedt as Anne and is based on Anne's House of Dreams.

Web adaptationsEdit

"Inspiration Found" (2008 short film)Edit

Main article: Inspiration Found

"Inspiration Found" is a five-minute-long short film that is a spinoff of Anne of Green Gables. A young woman is reading her grandmother's journal when she meets her future partner. The grandmother turns out to be Anne Shirley herself, and there are parallels drawn between the past and the present. The film can be viewed online here.

Green Gables Fables (2014–2016 web series)Edit

Main article: Green Gables Fables

Green Gables Fables is an American-Canadian web series in which the story is conveyed in the form of YouTube videos, tweets, Tumblr posts and other social media. It is a modern adaptation of Anne, and many of the elements in it have been changed to better suit 21st-century culture. It stars Mandy Harmon as Anne and is based on Anne of Green Gables and Anne of the Island.

"Anne & Gilbert" (2014 episode)Edit

Main article: Anne & Gilbert (episode)

"Anne & Gilbert" is an Anne of Green Gables themed episode of the web series Kissing in the Rain, starring Mary Kate Wiles and Sean Persaud. It premiered on YouTube on March 17, 2014.

"Anne of Green Gables" (2014 episode)Edit

Main article: Anne of Green Gables (2014 episode)

"Anne of Green Gables" is an episode of Bedtime Story. It is animated and clearly aimed at a very young audience, as it simplifies much of the story. It premiered on YouTube on August 30, 2014, and can be viewed online here.

Project Green Gables (2015–2016 web series)Edit

Main article: Project Green Gables

Project Green Gables is a Finnish web series in which the story is conveyed in the form of YouTube videos. It is a modern adaptation of Anne, and many of the elements in it have been changed to better suit 21st-century culture. It stars Laura Eklund Nhaga as Anne and is based on Anne of Green Gables.

Notes and referencesEdit

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