Captains and the Kings (1976)

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Rags-to-riches tale of an Irish immigrant in late 1800s.

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Series cast summary:
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 Joseph Armagh (8 episodes, 1976)
Harvey Jason ...
 Harry Zieff (8 episodes, 1976)
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 Bernadette Hennessey Armagh / ... (6 episodes, 1976)
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 Elizabeth Healey Hennessey / ... (6 episodes, 1976)
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 Charles Desmond (6 episodes, 1976)
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 Rory Armagh (4 episodes, 1976)
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 Mary Armagh / ... (4 episodes, 1976)
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 Marjorie Chisholm / ... (4 episodes, 1976)
Bernard Behrens ...
 Gentleman (4 episodes, 1976)
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 Claudia / ... (4 episodes, 1976)
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 Ed Healey (3 episodes, 1976)
David Huffman ...
 Sean Armagh (3 episodes, 1976)
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 Courtney Wickersham (3 episodes, 1976)
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 Tom Hennessey (3 episodes, 1976)
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 Martinique (3 episodes, 1976)
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 Katherine Hennessey (3 episodes, 1976)
Doug Heyes Jr. ...
 Kevin Armagh (3 episodes, 1976)
Jenny Sullivan ...
 Honora Houlihan / ... (3 episodes, 1976)
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 Miss Emmy (3 episodes, 1976)
Peter Donat ...
 Clair Montrose (2 episodes, 1976)
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 Sen. Enfield Bassett (2 episodes, 1976)
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 Judge Newell Chisholm (2 episodes, 1976)
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 Sister Angela (2 episodes, 1976)
Joe Kapp ...
 Strickland (2 episodes, 1976)
Ann Dusenberry ...
 Anne-Marie (2 episodes, 1976)
Rod Haase ...
 Mace / ... (2 episodes, 1976)
Charles H. Gray ...
 Captain Calvin (2 episodes, 1976)
Charles O. Lynch ...
 Hotel Clerk (2 episodes, 1976)
Roberta Storm ...
 Mrs. Calvin (2 episodes, 1976)
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Joseph Armagh was a poor Irish immigrant who came to the United States in the mid-19th century, and proceeded, through struggle, heartache and hard work, to become one of the richest and most powerful men in the country. This nine-part miniseries details Armagh's path to success. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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30 September 1976 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Capitanes y los reyes  »

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Producer Jo Swerling Jr. remembers "We had a lovely young actress named Beverly D'Angelo doing a love scene with Harvey Jason. It was your typical TV shot across her back to Harvey as she lets the negligee drop to the ground, and she's standing there naked. Then we did closeups of Harvey, and then of Beverly. And in Beverly's closeup we put a TV matte on the lens so that our matted field of vision would cut just at the nipple line; that was it was obvious that she was nude, but you didn't see any nipple. However, when the show was telecast, there were in the new TV sets variances in the field of vision, and half the sets in the country saw more of Beverly than the other half. The following morning, we got a panic call from Broadcast Standards that we had violated the nudity ban and that more people saw Beverly's nipples than didn't. But nobody complained. Nobody but the censors. The upshot was that we were told not to cut it that close in the future." See more »

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Stands the test of time!!
22 September 2001 | by (Dozier, Alabama) – See all my reviews

Captains and the Kings is such a rich mini-series. From the first episode to the last you can't help being drawn to the characters. I just got the VHS set and I can tell you that the story holds up as well now as it did in 1976. If you get the chance to see Captains and the Kings, don't pass it up. I guarantee it: you'll be hooked!!


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