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East Side/West Side 

Neil Brock is a young social worker in the slums of New York City. His boss is Frieda Hechlinger, and Jane Foster is the office secretary. This dramatic series features stories about child ... See full summary »
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1964   1963  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
George C. Scott ...  Neil Brock 26 episodes, 1963-1964
Elizabeth Wilson ...  Frieda Hechlinger 26 episodes, 1963-1964
Cicely Tyson ...  Jane Foster 25 episodes, 1963-1964
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Neil Brock is a young social worker in the slums of New York City. His boss is Frieda Hechlinger, and Jane Foster is the office secretary. This dramatic series features stories about child abuse, drug abuse, rip-offs of the welfare system, crime, et cetera (all of the problems of the inner city). Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.co>

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Cicely Tyson was three years older than George C. Scott. See more »

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Featured in The Perfect Pitch (2002) See more »

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Brief reflections upon a dramatic series from the golden age of television
22 November 2005 | by ejohnson-29See all my reviews

I have nurtured a fond memory of George C Scott's performances in East Side/ West Side since I first watched the series over 40 years ago. Although I obviously recall its power through the prism of nostalgia, I would definitely love to see some of the episodes again. I now live in the CBD of an Australian city, nowhere near as animated as the Big Apple of course, but ES/WS has local resonances for what it is like to interact with the homeless and disadvantaged on a daily basis, and to engage in their stories.I have noted somewhere on this site that old episodes have been digitally restored and available somewhere, but I guess I will be unlikely to follow this through, preferring to wait for an archival DVD production.


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 1963 (USA) See more »

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Assistente sociale See more »

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(26 episodes)

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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