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"North and South, Book II" (1986) More at IMDbPro »TV mini-series 1986-1986

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North and South, Book II: Season 1: Episode 6 -- Sixth episode of Book Two, as the honor and friendship of two men fighting for what they believe is right remain steadfast through the carnage of a brutal war.


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Release Date:
4 May 1986 (USA) See more »
The story of two friends and their families on opposite sides of the American Civil War. Full summary »
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 1 nomination See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 53 of 68)

Kirstie Alley ... Virgilia Hazard (6 episodes, 1986)

David Carradine ... Justin LaMotte (6 episodes, 1986)

Philip Casnoff ... Elkanah Bent (6 episodes, 1986)

Mary Crosby ... Isabel Hazard (6 episodes, 1986)

Lesley-Anne Down ... Madeline LaMotte Main / ... (6 episodes, 1986)

Jonathan Frakes ... Stanley Hazard (6 episodes, 1986)

Genie Francis ... Brett Main Hazard (6 episodes, 1986)

Terri Garber ... Ashton Main Huntoon (6 episodes, 1986)
Wendy Kilbourne ... Constance Flynn Hazard (6 episodes, 1986)

Kate McNeil ... Augusta Barclay (6 episodes, 1986)

Jim Metzler ... James Huntoon (6 episodes, 1986)

James Read ... George Hazard (6 episodes, 1986)

Lewis Smith ... Charles Main (6 episodes, 1986)

Parker Stevenson ... Billy Hazard (6 episodes, 1986)

Patrick Swayze ... Orry Main (6 episodes, 1986)

Lloyd Bridges ... Jefferson Davis (6 episodes, 1986)

Olivia de Havilland ... Mrs. Neal (6 episodes, 1986)

Linda Evans ... Rose Sinclair (6 episodes, 1986)

Morgan Fairchild ... Burdetta Halloran (6 episodes, 1986)

Hal Holbrook ... Abraham Lincoln (6 episodes, 1986)
Lee Horsley ... Rafe Beaudeen (6 episodes, 1986)

Nancy Marchand ... Dorothea Dix (6 episodes, 1986)

Wayne Newton ... Capt. Thomas Turner (6 episodes, 1986)

Jean Simmons ... Clarissa Main (6 episodes, 1986)

James Stewart ... Miles Colbert (6 episodes, 1986)

David Ogden Stiers ... Congressman Sam Greene (6 episodes, 1986)

Inga Swenson ... Maude Hazard (6 episodes, 1986)

Anthony Zerbe ... Gen. Ulysses S. Grant (6 episodes, 1986)

Bonnie Bartlett ... General's Wife (6 episodes, 1986)

Michael Dudikoff ... Lt. Rudy Bodford (6 episodes, 1986)
Burton Gilliam ... Cpl. Strock (6 episodes, 1986)

Erica Gimpel ... Semiramis (6 episodes, 1986)

Clu Gulager ... Gen. Philip Henry Sheridan (6 episodes, 1986)

Whip Hubley ... Lt. Stephen Kent (6 episodes, 1986)

William Schallert ... Gen. Robert E. Lee (6 episodes, 1986)

Forest Whitaker ... Cuffey (6 episodes, 1986)
Lou Felder ... Thaddeus Stevens (6 episodes, 1986)

Beau Billingslea ... Ezra (5 episodes, 1986)
John Nixon ... Washington (5 episodes, 1986)
James Houghton ... Lt. Ambrose Pell (4 episodes, 1986)
Russell Rarick ... Tom (4 episodes, 1986)
Tony Frank ... Salem Jones (3 episodes, 1986)

Kurtwood Smith ... Col. Hram Berdan (3 episodes, 1986)
Michael Burgess ... Jim (3 episodes, 1986)

Jeff Williams ... Boz (3 episodes, 1986)

Michael Champion ... Detective Haller (2 episodes, 1986)

Bumper Robinson ... Michael (2 episodes, 1986)
Jack Thibeau ... Mr. Morgan (2 episodes, 1986)
Lloyd Alan ... Lt. Roberts (2 episodes, 1986)
Lee Anthony ... General Scott (2 episodes, 1986)
Dixie K. Wade ... Mrs. Shoup (2 episodes, 1986)

Rick Leisenring ... Bull Run Picnicker / ... (2 episodes, 1986)
William Mims ... State Secretary William Seward (2 episodes, 1986)

Series Directed by
Kevin Connor (6 episodes, 1986)
Series Writing credits
Richard Fielder (6 episodes, 1986)
Douglas Heyes (6 episodes, 1986)
John Jakes (6 episodes, 1986)

Series Produced by
Stephanie Austin .... associate producer (6 episodes, 1986)
Robert Papazian .... producer (6 episodes, 1986)
David L. Wolper .... executive producer (6 episodes, 1986)
Mark Wolper .... associate producer (6 episodes, 1986)
Series Original Music by
Bill Conti (6 episodes, 1986)
Series Cinematography by
Jacques R. Marquette (6 episodes, 1986)
Series Film Editing by
Eric Boyd-Perkins (6 episodes, 1986)
John W. Carr (6 episodes, 1986)
Susan Heick (6 episodes, 1986)
David Saxon (6 episodes, 1986)
Eric A. Sears (6 episodes, 1986)
Series Casting by
Ross Brown (6 episodes, 1986)
Mary West (6 episodes, 1986)
Series Production Design by
Joseph R. Jennings (6 episodes, 1986)
Series Set Decoration by
Joe D. Mitchell (6 episodes, 1986)
Series Costume Design by
Robert Fletcher (6 episodes, 1986)
Series Makeup Department
Jack Petty .... makeup artist (6 episodes, 1986)
Yolanda Toussieng .... hair stylist (6 episodes, 1986)
Rod Wilson .... makeup artist (6 episodes, 1986)
Series Production Management
Hal Galli .... production manager (6 episodes, 1986)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alice Blanchard .... second assistant director (6 episodes, 1986)
Joe Dunne .... second unit director (6 episodes, 1986)
Robert Jones .... first assistant director (6 episodes, 1986)
Josh McLaglen .... second assistant director (6 episodes, 1986)
Series Art Department
Cal DiValerio .... construction coordinator (6 episodes, 1986)
Bill MacSems .... property master (6 episodes, 1986)
Sandy Veneziano .... assistant art director (6 episodes, 1986)

William Boyd .... construction foreman (unknown episodes, 1986)
Richard M. Cole .... propmaker gangboss (unknown episodes, 1986)
Bruce Di Valerio .... general construction foreman (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Charles T. Knight .... production sound (6 episodes, 1986)

Ed Callahan .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Series Special Effects by
Russel Hessey .... special effects (6 episodes, 1986)

Clive R. Kay .... special effects contact lenses (unknown episodes)
Series Visual Effects by
Bret Mixon .... rotoscoping (unknown episodes)
Series Stunts
Joe Dunne .... stunt coordinator (6 episodes, 1986)
Lloyd Lively .... utility stunts (3 episodes, 1986)

Matthew R. Anderson .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Bret Culpepper .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Lane Leavitt .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Denney Pierce .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Roger Ragland .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Robert J. Babin .... key grip (6 episodes, 1986)
John Kiser .... camera operator (6 episodes, 1986)
Bill Tenny .... gaffer (6 episodes, 1986)

Missy Boswell .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Vinnie Gerardo .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Michael R. Marquette .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Jeff Wolf .... first assistant camera: "c" camera (unknown episodes)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bud Clark .... costume supervisor: men (6 episodes, 1986)
Dodie Shepard .... costume supervisor: women (6 episodes, 1986)
Series Editorial Department
Alec Smight .... assistant editor (6 episodes, 1986)
Kathleen Jo Stude-Elliott .... assistant editor (6 episodes, 1986)
Series Location Management
Star Price .... location manager (6 episodes, 1986)
Series Music Department
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist (6 episodes, 1986)
Stephen A. Hope .... music editor (6 episodes, 1986)
James D. Young .... music editor (6 episodes, 1986)

Julie Giroux .... composer: additional music / orchestrator (unknown episodes)
Series Transportation Department
Vicki Lybrand .... driver: cast (6 episodes, 1986)

Prentis Woods .... driver (unknown episodes, 1986)
Jeff Verdick .... driver (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Sandy Dvore .... title designer: main titles (6 episodes, 1986)
Ray Herbeck Jr. .... historian / technical advisor (6 episodes, 1986)
Ken Lee .... location auditor (6 episodes, 1986)
Dell Ross .... script supervisor (6 episodes, 1986)
Don Shelley .... location auditor (6 episodes, 1986)

Bret Culpepper .... firearms coach / technical advisor (unknown episodes)
Anne E. Hart .... assistant to producer (unknown episodes)
Steve Lillard .... artillery coordinator (unknown episodes)
Roger Ragland .... cavalry coordinator (unknown episodes)
Kevin R. Young .... assistant re-enactor coordinator (unknown episodes)

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Also Known As:
"Love and War" - USA (subtitle)
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USA:570 min
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Billy and Isabel hazard are played by two diffrent actors in book 2See more »
Factual errors: Billy Hazard is shown as a member of the 1st U.S. Sharpshooters, a.k.a., Berdan's Sharpshooters, throughout the war. However, Hiram Berdan was extremely strict about forming his regiments and companies by state. As a Pennsylvanian, Billy would have been assigned to Company C, 2nd U.S. Sharpshooters, the only unit in either regiment that accepted Pennsylvanians.See more »
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Referenced in The History of North and South (2004) (V)See more »


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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Love conquers war and friendship divisions, 1 April 2007
Author: Marcin Kukuczka from Cieszyn, Poland

This comment discusses "North and South Book II" dealing with the Civil War (1861-1865).

As I have mentioned in my comment on "North and South Book I", the movie absorbed me so much that I felt an undeniable need to see its sequel based on John Jakes' novel LOVE AND WAR. However, as sequels on screen usually tend to be worse than the originals, one may have doubts: at first different credits, a different director, some changes in the cast...nevertheless, from the beginning, "North and South Book II" appears to be good in a more or less equal but unique way... yet surely different.

Why will you find it different? The Civil War content inevitably draws your attention not so primarily to the families' saga, as it was the case with Book I, but rather to history and politics. Although the sequel retains most characters from the Maines and the Hazards, it contains such historic figures like Abraham Lincoln, Robert Lee, Ulysses Grant and Jefferson Davis. There are pure facts embedded in the story, there are battles, imprisonments, executions, there are also dreams of peace. Therefore, "North and South Book II" is very educative as a historical piece of work, as an insight into a nightmare of war, and as a provider of historical imagination since the past comes to life here.

Old characters are the same, yet different, war changes them in time, makes them tired of hardship and cruelty that war has brought. They start to long for peace. It is simply unbelievable how, for instance, Virgilia Hazard (Kirstie Alley) changes - from a fanatical abolitionist into a nurse supposed to help both northerners and southerners. Couples in love face separations, friends divisions, and the elderly loneliness. The whole country seems to go mad (as in any war). Dreams of honor and righteousness seem to belong to the days of yore. Yet, finally, it is not the evil of war that wins.

There is, however, one significant fact to mention about these old characters. Some of them seem to me a bit less fascinating than in Book I. That is my only complaint to the sequel. Richard T Heffron, the director of the first part, seemed to care more for the development of characters. Perhaps, the historical facts absorbed Kevin Connor so much that he allowed some shortage in this case. That does not refer to all characters from Book I but some, mostly those performed by different cast: Billy Hazard (now Parker Stevenson) and Isabel (now Mary Crosby). However, I loved some new characters, in particular Augusta Barclay (Kate McNeil) and Rafe Beaudeen (Lee Horsley). Both head for helping other people, both find love; yet, what is ahead of them is only a nightmare...

Someone said that the performances are weak. I don't agree with this opinion, there may be a drawback in character development but the acting is equally great as in Book I. I even admit that Book II is worth attention in this case due to beautifully characterized Hal Holbrook as President Abraham Lincoln and especially appealing Anthony Zerbe as General Ulysses Grant...consider the moment he drinks apple juice while others accuse him of drinking too much whiskey. Zerbe is a terrific actor and that part of Grant is one of his best performances. James Read and Patrick Swayze again shine in their roles as well as Kirstie Alley and Terri Garber. I also admire Lewis Stone for his charismatic part of Charles hardened by war but softened by love. Some guest appearances are also worth consideration, including Olivia de Havilland and late James Stewart.

Both parts of NORTH AND SOUTH constitute wonderful history lesson, but history which is not filled with neutral facts but history filled with emotions. This mini series made me interested in American Civil War the results of which cried out how important it is to live in peace. That Palm Sunday of 1865 should always remind America that peace is the only way and even if there are storms of hatred, prejudice and divisions, true love will conquer them in the end. See both parts of "North and South" and you'll see that it is a history on screen watched in tears. Highly recommended! 8/10!

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