Picks and Pans Review: Hold the Dream

updated 10/27/1986 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 10/27/1986 AT 01:00 AM EST

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In A Woman of Substance, Jenny Seagrove was magnificent as a tough woman who fought poverty and bad guys to become a department-store queen. Now, in this four-hour follow-up, Seagrove plays her own granddaughter. She's born rich, so there's none of the spunk and spark—or plot—of the original. I couldn't figure out who all the characters were (even though they were played by such notables as Deborah Kerr, Claire Bloom and John Mills). Nor did I care. Old money is duller than new.

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