Lost Empires (1986)

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from Lost Empires novel re;eased in conjunction with original telecast "In 1913 young Richard Herncastle joins his Uncle Nick's magic act and is introduced to the enchanted world of the ... See full summary »

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 Richard Herncastle (7 episodes, 1986)
Gillian Bevan ...
 Cissie Mapes (7 episodes, 1986)
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 Nick Ollanton (7 episodes, 1986)
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 Barney (7 episodes, 1986)
Ted Morris ...
 Sam Hayes (7 episodes, 1986)
Neil Boorman ...
 Ben Hayes (7 episodes, 1986)
Carmen Du Sautoy ...
 Julie Blane (6 episodes, 1986)
Francesca McGregor ...
 Nonie Colmar (5 episodes, 1986)
Jean Marie Segal ...
 Gustav Colmar (5 episodes, 1986)
John Ballanger ...
 Andre Colmar (5 episodes, 1986)
Larbi Slemane ...
 Jean Colmar (5 episodes, 1986)
Brian Glover ...
 Tommy Beamish (4 episodes, 1986)
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 Nancy Ellis (4 episodes, 1986)
Emil Wolk ...
 Ricarlo (4 episodes, 1986)
Anthony Newlands ...
 Hubert Courtenay (4 episodes, 1986)
Rio Fortune ...
 The ragtime three (3 episodes, 1986)
Mike Mosebury ...
 The ragtime three (3 episodes, 1986)
Claude Walloon ...
 The ragtime three (3 episodes, 1986)
Brenda Larenty ...
 The Montanas (3 episodes, 1986)
Miguel ...
 The Montanas (3 episodes, 1986)
Stephen Brigden ...
 Bob Hodson (3 episodes, 1986)
Jane Arden ...
 Susie Hodson (3 episodes, 1986)
Bruce Morrison ...
 Ambrose (3 episodes, 1986)
Michael Walter ...
 Philip Tewby / ... (3 episodes, 1986)
John Asquith ...
 Esmond (3 episodes, 1986)
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from Lost Empires novel re;eased in conjunction with original telecast "In 1913 young Richard Herncastle joins his Uncle Nick's magic act and is introduced to the enchanted world of the British music hall. Traveling from one city to the next, assisting at conjuring acts and disappearing acts, Richard comes to know romance, politics and high adventure. The next year, in a true and terrifying vanishing act, the guns of August blast away that world forever." Written by Anonymous

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24 October 1986 (UK)  »

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Los imperios perdidos  »

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Richard Herncastle: [narrating] Christmas eve - my first away from home. Not that I had a home any more. But Christmas is the time for remembering it - and loneliness stabs like a pain.
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The Honeysuckle and the Bee
Written by Albert H. Fitz (as Alb. H. Fitz) and William H. Penn (as Wm. H. Penn)
[First Published 1901]
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Colin Firth Overrated
12 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

hello folks. I am dictating this via my smartphone. So some of these words may not come out perfectly. I watched thiis entire series on Netflix. I found that Colin Firth was a total bore. As an actor he is so boring, bland, expressionless, and just totally lacking warm. I'm sorry to spoil all the Colin Firth fans out there but I found him to be unbearable. Simply put, everyone around him, that is, every actor around him was so full of life and robustly human; however, Firth's characterization was just blah, nothing and I don't get how all the women fancy him so much. I also found that he looked weird and unappealing. I don't think this actor has eyebrows. This is also true for the actress Whoopi Goldberg. She has no eyebrows also. I dare say I do not know all the actors that were working in 1985-86 but I think they could have found one way more appealing physically and emotionally. I never understood the appeal of this actor.


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