Picks and Pans Review: The Flame Trees of Thika
updated 01/11/1982 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 01/11/1982 AT 01:00 AM EST
Hayley Mills, David Robb and 11-year-old Holly Aird struggle to plant a pre-World War I coffee plantation in the African outback in yet another pleasant British Masterpiece Theatre import. Shot in Kenya, the seven-part series is adapted from the best-selling 1959 childhood memoir by Elspeth Huxley.