First, I should say that the videos I rented were Anne of Avonlea, not Anne of Green Gables. Regardless, I finished watching them today, and I did like them. The overall essence of the books were captured in the production. The scenery and settings of the movie were much like what I imagined as I read the books. Colleen Dewhurst as Marilla Cuthbert was probably the best casting I have seen in a movie in a long time. However, the movie was really a conflation of many of the characters and many of the particulars of the scenes from the books. So if you are looking for a comprehensive production of the Anne books, this is not the one for you. All that said, I would like to own these video, and I will be looking for an opportunity to watch the Green Gables story asap.