Rich Man, Poor Man (1976– )
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Part I: Chapters 1 and 2 

Story begins at VE Day celebration at the school where elder son of a German immigrant, Rudy Jordache is a student. Younger brother, Tom, is also in attendance, but leaves when it is too "... See full summary »

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Story begins at VE Day celebration at the school where elder son of a German immigrant, Rudy Jordache is a student. Younger brother, Tom, is also in attendance, but leaves when it is too "corny" for him and his friend. Tom gets into a fight with a soldier and later sneaks home through a window. Julie (Rudy's girl), wants to get married but will settle for "living in sin" with him in New York while she tries for an acting career. Rudy, however, has applied for a grant to Whitby College. They meet Mr. Boylan, who is her mother's boss, and it's quite obvious he is taken with Julie, as is his brother, Tom. After setting a fire at Boylan's greenhouse, Tom is sent away and Rudy is going to Whitby after all. In California at Uncle Harold's, Tom falls in love with the housekeeper. Julie gets a small part in a Broadway play, where Rudy goes to see her and finds her with a married man. Rudy gets his father to agree to give him $3000 to set up a business but his father has to use that money to ... Written by anonymous

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1 February 1976 (USA)  »

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The first episode is set in May, 1945. Several minutes in, Julie (Susan Blakely) is shown reading reading from a copy of Gone With The Wind to a soldier, but this particular edition wasn't published until the early 1970s by Avon Books. See more »

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