Master of the Game (1984)

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 Katherine 'Kate' Blackwell (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Anthony 'Tony' James Blackwell (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Jamie McGregor (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Brad Rogers (3 episodes, 1984)
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 George Mellis (3 episodes, 1984)
Liane Langland ...
 Alexandra Blackwell / ... (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Salomon Van der Merwe (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Margaret Van der Merwe (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Mrs. Talley (3 episodes, 1984)
Barry Morse ...
 Dr. John Harley (3 episodes, 1984)
Johnny Sekka ...
 Banda (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Marianne Hoffman (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Dominique Masson (3 episodes, 1984)
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 André d'Usseau (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Solange Dunas (3 episodes, 1984)
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 David Blackwell (3 episodes, 1984)
Christopher Muncke ...
 Davis (2 episodes, 1984)
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Elderly Kate Blackwell looks back at her family's life beginning with her Scottish father Jamie McGregor's journey to South Africa to make his fortune in diamonds. The family history is littered with revenge, lust, betrayal, manipulation, and murder. Written by Anonymous

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3 ruthless people. 3 compelling stories. 3 powerful films. Now on video. Sidney Sheldon's "Master of the Game" Trilogy. [UK Video] See more »

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19 February 1984 (USA)  »

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100 Karat - Die Diamanten-Dynastie  »

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Grand entertainment
30 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

From the Golden Age of television miniseries this is one of the exceptional ones. If you haven't seen it yet - watch it! There is a grand historical sweep and a thrilling story with twists and turns, a moving score and theme, and good casting. Harry Hamlin was good. Angarhad Rees as his wife was quite memorable. Even the actress who played the twins Eve and Alexandra was good.

Dyan Cannon was quite memorable. The only problem with her role was that she was a bit old to play the earlier years of her character. She should have taken over slightly later.

They don't make them like they used to. Wish Hollywood would find some good stories like this to make into miniseries with A list actors and actresses.


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