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 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)
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 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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They tamed a continent, built an empire and utterly destroyed everybody who stood in their way. [UK Video] See more »

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100 Karat - Die Diamanten-Dynastie  »

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Excellent piece of movie-making!
1 July 2002 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews



Saw this movie when it first aired on television and then a second time when it aired again. Excellent piece of movie-making, despite the fact it was "made-for-tv!"

I'd recommend it to anyone who has an opportunity to experience it. Terrific performances by Dyan Cannon and Harry Hamlin as mother & son.

I would really LOVE to own a copy of this movie, but know it is not available on VHS let alone DVD.


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