Malachi’s Cove, 1973 film adaptation starring Donald Pleasence and Peter Vaughan will be shown on Sony Movies Classic on Saturday 8th May at 1.55pm
Sony Movies Classic is available on Freeview 51, Sky 319, Virgin 424 and Freesat 303.
A 14-year-old girl in a 19th-century Cornish village is left to fend for herself after her parents die. She finds a way to support herself and her wheelchair-bound grandfather by gathering seaweed along the coast and selling it. Family drama, starring Donald Pleasence, Veronica Quilligan, Peter Vaughan and Arthur English.
Cast & crew
Malachi – Donald Pleasence
Mally – Veronica Quilligan
Mr Gunliffe – Peter Vaughan
Jack Combes – Arthur English
Barty David – Bradley
Mrs Gunliffe – Lillias Walker
Mr Carew – Peter Wyatt
Mally’s mother – Meg Wynn Owen
Director – Henry Herbert
Trollope’s Cornish Gem: Malachi’s Cove, short story & film adaptation
- Explore our Books and Characters’ Directory – Malachi’s Cove, In Lotta Schmidt and Other Stories, 1867. Originally published in Good Words, Dec. 1864.
- Download Lotta Schmidt and Other Stories from Project Gutenberg
Address: Sony Movies Classic ~ Freeview 51, Sky 319, Virgin 424 and Freesat 303