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Robert Marchand in Fields of Fire

Fields of Fire

1987 NR

The first of three miniseries based on Robert Donaldson's book &NFi;Cane&NFi_; follows Englishman Bluey (Todd Boyce) to 1930s Australia to work in the sugar cane fields. The difficulties he encounters upon his arrival, however, are more complicated than he anticipated. Filled with drama, extensive character development and intricate stories, Fields of Fire hit the airwaves in 1987, was a smashing success and quickly spawned two sequels.