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Complete series cast summary:
 Abel Rosnovski (2 episodes, 1985)
 William Lowell Kane (2 episodes, 1985)
 Thaddeus Cohen (2 episodes, 1985)
 David Osborne (2 episodes, 1985)
 Davis LeRoy (2 episodes, 1985)
Thomas Byrd ...
 Richard Kane (2 episodes, 1985)
 Zofia Rosnovski (2 episodes, 1985)
 Matthew Lester (2 episodes, 1985)
 George Nowak (2 episodes, 1985)
 Susan Lester (2 episodes, 1985)
 Alan Lloyd (2 episodes, 1985)
 Florentyna Rosnovski (2 episodes, 1985)
 Kate Kane (2 episodes, 1985)


Kane and Abel are born on the same day the same year on each side of the Atlantic. William Kane is born in one of the richest families of Boston and grows up to be a banker on Wall Street. Abel Rosnovski is born in the Polish countryside and has to spend many years in Siberian prison camps before he travels to New York and eventually creates one of the world's largest chains of hotels. The confrontation between these two men, both striving for power and success, will make the finance capital of the world tremble. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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17 November 1985 (USA)  »

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18 June 2000 | by (united states of america) – See all my reviews

The title of this mini series probably fooled a lot of people - Kane and Abel - as suppose to - Cain and Abel. It was one of the best mini series I've seen on TV. Very good acting on the part of Strauss, Neill, Silver, Dukes & Fred Gwynne. I really enjoyed and appreciated the role of Davis LeRoy, it wasn't just his character, his voice captivated me, it was sad that he had to exit out the way he did and so quickly. This picture was so good, that I could watch it over and over again, without getting bored. To watch Strauss's incline and Neill's decline was something else, with Dukes in the midst thereof, he was a dirty ole' rascal, but we all know to well that, " What goes around, comes around " and then like Emeril say, " Bammm " ! I would love for it to return to TV once again and I do hope that it'll be soon, like I said, " I can watch it over and over again without getting bored " . Not only did the actors I mentioned above did a fantastic job, but the whole entire cast was great, hope to see you all on TV again real soon. By the way, why isn't that mini series on video ? That's all I have to say for now, thanks.

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