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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
30 September 1976 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Rags-to-riches tale of an Irish immigrant in late 1800s. Full summary »
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Awards:
Won Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations See more »
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(2 articles)
User Reviews:
Coming out on DVD in January See more (15 total) »

Cast

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Richard Jordan ... Joseph Armagh (8 episodes, 1976)
Harvey Jason ... Harry Zieff (8 episodes, 1976)

Patty Duke ... Bernadette Hennessey Armagh / ... (6 episodes, 1976)

Blair Brown ... Elizabeth Healey Hennessey / ... (6 episodes, 1976)

Robert Vaughn ... Charles Desmond (6 episodes, 1976)

Perry King ... Rory Armagh (4 episodes, 1976)

Katherine Crawford ... Mary Armagh / ... (4 episodes, 1976)

Jane Seymour ... Marjorie Chisholm / ... (4 episodes, 1976)
Bernard Behrens ... Gentleman (4 episodes, 1976)

Cynthia Sikes ... Claudia / ... (4 episodes, 1976)

Charles Durning ... Ed Healey (3 episodes, 1976)
David Huffman ... Sean Armagh (3 episodes, 1976)

Terry Kiser ... Courtney Wickersham (3 episodes, 1976)

Vic Morrow ... Tom Hennessey (3 episodes, 1976)

Barbara Parkins ... Martinique (3 episodes, 1976)

Joanna Pettet ... Katherine Hennessey (3 episodes, 1976)
Doug Heyes Jr. ... Kevin Armagh (3 episodes, 1976)
Jenny Sullivan ... Honora Houlihan / ... (3 episodes, 1976)

Beverly D'Angelo ... Miss Emmy (3 episodes, 1976)
Peter Donat ... Clair Montrose (2 episodes, 1976)

Henry Fonda ... Sen. Enfield Bassett (2 episodes, 1976)

John Houseman ... Judge Newell Chisholm (2 episodes, 1976)

Celeste Holm ... 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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Series Directed by
Douglas Heyes (5 episodes, 1976)
Allen Reisner (3 episodes, 1976)
 
Series Writing credits
Taylor Caldwell (8 episodes, 1976)
Douglas Heyes (8 episodes, 1976)
Elinor Karpf (7 episodes, 1976)
Steven Karpf (7 episodes, 1976)

Series Produced by
Dorothy J. Bailey .... associate producer (8 episodes, 1976)
Roy Huggins .... executive producer (8 episodes, 1976)
Jo Swerling Jr. .... producer (8 episodes, 1976)
 
Series Original Music by
Elmer Bernstein (7 episodes, 1976)
 
Series Cinematography by
Isidore Mankofsky (6 episodes, 1976)
Vilis Lapenieks (2 episodes, 1976)

Ric Waite (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Edwin F. England (8 episodes, 1976)
Larry Lester (8 episodes, 1976)
Lawrence J. Vallario (8 episodes, 1976)
Christopher Nelson (3 episodes, 1976)
 
Series Art Direction by
John W. Corso (8 episodes, 1976)

Joseph R. Jennings (unknown episodes)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Jerry Adams (8 episodes, 1976)
 
Series Production Management
Ben Bishop .... unit manager (5 episodes, 1976)
Ray Taylor Jr. .... unit manager (3 episodes, 1976)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gary Grillo .... assistant director (5 episodes, 1976)
Wayne A. Farlow .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1976)

John Slosser .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Claudia Gilligan Ivanjack .... stand-by painter (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Harold Lewis .... sound (8 episodes, 1976)
Roger Sword .... sound effects editor (5 episodes, 1976)
John Stacy .... sound effects editor (3 episodes, 1976)

Robert Bradshaw .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Glenn Hoskinson .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Randy Kelley .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
John B. Schuyler .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Craig R. Baxley .... stunt double (unknown episodes, 1976)
Paul Baxley .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes, 1976)
Jean Coulter .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Roberta Weiner .... costumes: women (2 episodes, 1976)
 
Series Music Department
Elmer Bernstein .... composer: Best Sellers theme (8 episodes, 1976)
Al Teeter .... music editor (8 episodes, 1976)
 

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Runtime:
540 min | 60 min (9 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Coming out on DVD in January, 24 November 2008
Author: trob226 from United States

Finally! Powerful and spectacular miniseries. Marvelous actors, led by the always brilliant Richard Jordan (may he rest in peace) who makes us adore Joseph Armagh before he takes him to a ruthless, power-hungry SOB we still somehow care about. Bit by bit he destroys his life while he thinks he's building it. Harvey Jason is terrific as the only friend who always believes in him. Other supporting actors are the likes of Henry Fonda (brief but absolutely mesmerizing), Vic Morrow, Ray Bolger, Patty Duke Astin, Jane Seymour and a score of others at the top of their craft. Our terrible loss is that so many of them are gone now, but boy, what they left behind. Having so many of them in one work is a genuine treat.

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