I'll Take Manhattan (1987)

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Maxi Amberville tries to save the magazine empire her father built, but her treacherous uncle stands in her way.

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 Maxime 'Maxi' Amberville (Cipriani)
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 Zachary Amberville
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 Lily Amberville (née Adamsfield) (1987)
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 Nina Stern
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 Rocco Cipriani
Paul Hecht ...
 Pavka Mayer (1987)
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 Toby Amberville (as Timothy Daly)
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 Justin Amberville
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 Cutter Amberville
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 Nat Lammerman (1987)
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 Nanette Alexander
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 Dennis Brady
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 Candice Alexander
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 Young Lily
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This is the story of Maxi Amberville and her attempt to save her father's empire from her uncle. It begins when Maxi Amberville's father Zachary is found at the bottom of a cliff and dies later. Five months later, Maxi and her siblings learn that there is a board meeting of which they were not informed. They discover that their uncle Cutter Amberville, Zachary's brother, is not only in charge but has just married their mother, and also that Cutter has decided to cease operations on four magazines that have been in the red. When Maxi learns of this she threatens to reveal to her mother some of the skeletons in Cutter's closet unless he allows her to take charge of one of the magazines that he plans to close and if she can make it get into the black, the others will remain in operation. Then the story shifts to when Zachary returned from WW2, a hero, and his family is fawning all over him, which leaves Cutter pretty much out, which is the reason for the animosity between them. Zachary ... Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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When Cutter and Lily meet for the first time, Pepper Delafield, the socialite whose party they're attending , is played by Katharine Houghton. she's the niece of the late Katharine Hepburn and played her daughter in "Guess who's coming to dinner" See more »

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crap version of good book
22 September 2002 | by (north carolina) – See all my reviews

don't watch this. go read the book. tv cannot do this story justice, what with rating restrictions and all. the best parts of books like I.T.M. lie in being privy to the characters thoughts (and their sex lives as well) which do not translate to screen, and especially not in '87! so give this a pass, and let it rot in peace.

final words: waste of time.


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