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Return to Peyton Place is a 1959 novel by Grace Metalious. 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Grace Metalious (1924 - 1964) was an American author, best known for the controversial novel Peyton Place. ...

Hoping to cash in on the phenomenal success of her first novel, the blockbuster hit Peyton Place (1956), Metalious penned a sequel centering on the life and loves of author Allison Mackenzie, who ironically follows in the footsteps of her mother by having an affair with a married man. While Return to Peyton Place had many of the same soap opera elements of the original, it lacked its narrative style, and read like a hack novel that had been written quickly and without much thought in order to make a fast buck. Although it sold well, its total sales in no way approached those of its predecessor, and the 1961 film adaptation - unlike Peyton Place - was a critical and commercial failure. Peyton Place is a 1956 novel by Grace Metalious. ... 1956 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 1960 in film 1961 1962 in film 1960s in film years in film film Events Last Year at Marienbad (Lannée dernière à Marienbad) released Top grossing films North America The Guns of Navarone Exodus The Parent Trap The Absent-Minded Professor The Alamo Swiss Family Robinson Come... Categories: Movie stubs | 1957 films | Best Actress Oscar Nominee (film) | Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominee (film) ...

There was a daytime drama called Return to Peyton Place which aired on NBC from 1972 to 1974. The title is misleading, however; the series is based on the original book and not the sequel of the same name. The National Broadcasting Company or NBC is an American radio and television broadcasting company based in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ...

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Peyton Place (146 words)
Peyton Place is a then-shocking novel 1956 novel by Grace Metalious[?] that was made into a 1957 motion picture.
A sequel, Return to Peyton Place[?], appeared in 1961.
In 1985, another television movie, Peyton Place: The Next Generation (again with Malone and Connelly), was released.
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