Maxi Amberville tries to save the magazine empire her father built, but her treacherous uncle stands in her way.
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Series cast summary:
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 Maxime 'Maxi' Amberville (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Zachary Amberville (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Lily Amberville (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Nina Stern (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Rocco Cipriani (2 episodes, 1987)
Paul Hecht ...
 Pavka Mayer (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Toby Amberville (2 episodes, 1987)
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 India West (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Justin Amberville (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Cutter Amberville (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Nat Lammerman (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Nanette Alexander (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Dennis Brady (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Candice Alexander (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Young Lily (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Jumbo Booker (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Male model (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Angelica Cipriani (2 episodes, 1987)
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 mrs. Sarah Amberville (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Mr. Amberville (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Himself (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Pepper Delafield (2 episodes, 1987)
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 banker, Lester Maypole (2 episodes, 1987)
Louis Guss ...
 Newspaper seller (2 episodes, 1987)
Robert Milli ...
 Leonard Wilder (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Julia Jacobson (2 episodes, 1987)
Robert Addie ...
 Sir Charles Kirkgordon (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Jonas Alexander (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Barney Koster (2 episodes, 1987)
Hillary Wolf ...
 Angelica Cipriani (2 episodes, 1987)
Sean McCann ...
 Bob Fink (2 episodes, 1987)
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 George Peterson (2 episodes, 1987)
David McIlwraith ...
 Joe O'Reilly (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Penny, Girl in the Car with Cutter (2 episodes, 1987)
Billy Van
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Jennifer Daniel ...
 mrs. Maxime Emma Adamsfield (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Fred Knox (2 episodes, 1987)
Rita Fredricks
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 Young Maxi (2 episodes, 1987)
Aubrey Woods ...
 mr. Evelyn Adamsfield (2 episodes, 1987)
Carol Gillies ...
 miss Alma Grey (2 episodes, 1987)
Robert Christie ...
 Charles Forsythe (2 episodes, 1987)
Robin Ward
(2 episodes, 1987)
(2 episodes, 1987)
Lucetta Jenison
(2 episodes, 1987)
Chris Cattell
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Derek Bowerman
(2 episodes, 1987)
Paul Craig
(2 episodes, 1987)
(2 episodes, 1987)
Ted Simonett
(2 episodes, 1987)
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 Newspaper Fighter (2 episodes, 1987)
Nadia Capone
(2 episodes, 1987)
Sharry Flett
(2 episodes, 1987)
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 Stewardess (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Justin Amberville (2 episodes, 1987)
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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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Conquistaré Manhattan  »

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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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