The Manions of America (1981)

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Epic miniseries about a proud Irish farmer who migrates to America, tired of English repression and the Great Famine. He works hard and even meets the Englishwoman he once loved. The couple reunites. Then the American Civil War breaks out.

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 Rory O'Manion (3 episodes, 1981)
Peter Gilmore ...
 Jim O'Brien (3 episodes, 1981)
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 David Clement (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Rachel Clement (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Deirdre O'Manion (3 episodes, 1981)
Simon Rouse ...
 Eamon Flemming / ... (3 episodes, 1981)
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 Maureen O'Brian (2 episodes, 1981)
Jim Culleton ...
 Brian O'Manion (2 episodes, 1981)
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 Padric O'Manion / ... (2 episodes, 1981)
Tom Jordan ...
 Seamus Doherty (2 episodes, 1981)
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 Charlotte Kent (2 episodes, 1981)
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Epic miniseries about a proud Irish farmer who migrates to America, tired of English repression and the Great Famine. He works hard and even meets the Englishwoman he once loved. The couple reunites. Then the American Civil War breaks out.

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Los Manions de América  »

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A terrific mini-series!
3 April 1999 | by (Orlando, Florida) – See all my reviews

A great mini-series! Very engrossing and entertaining. The saga of a family traced from poverty in Ireland to eminence in America. This 1981 mini-series starred a pre-James Bond Pierce Brosnan and a pre-Star Trek Kate Mulgrew, along with a great supporting cast. Also, a fine musical score composed by veteran television composer Morton Stevens - (Hawaii Five-0, Police Woman) only adds more enjoyment to this outstanding production. It is available on home video. See it!


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