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Palms of Glory

Posted by Bruce Kahl on May 16, 2001

In Reply to: Palms of Glory posted by Holly on May 16, 2001

: Hello all,

: I'm trying to find out some information about "The Big Valley". The first episode was entitled "Palms of Glory." Does anyone know what this may have been taken from or what it's significance is?

: Thanks,
: Holly

That was the one in which The Barkleys lead the resistance when the Coastal and Western Railroad hire bully-boys to force farmers to give up their land for a pittance.

Great show--over 100 episodes of Barbara Stanwyck!

Just a guess but the "Palms" may represent the victory of the good guys over the evil industrialists. Just my opinion!