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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)
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Thundering Historical melodrama 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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6 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Thundering Historical melodrama, 5 May 2001
Author: Joseph Harder from warren michigan

Taylor Caldwells typically over blown and over written epic essentially offered history ala' John Birch.You see, America is secretly ruled by the Council On Foreign Relations, who together with the international bankers and the munitions makers, RULE THE WORLD. Yep, you got that right, they rule the world, and they had Lincoln, Garfield and Mckinley rubbed out. Despite this mildly lunatic view of history, the Captains and the Kings is a superbly acted, written and filmed melodrama, one of the MOST gripping things ever put on TV. The always brilliant Richard Jordan was superb.

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