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In 1783, Ross Poldark returns from the American wars to his native Cornwall to right wrongs and reunite with the love of his life.
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2   1  
1978   1977  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Robin Ellis ...  Ross Poldark 29 episodes, 1975-1977
Angharad Rees ...  Demelza 28 episodes, 1975-1977
Jill Townsend ...  Elizabeth Warleggan / ... 27 episodes, 1975-1977
Ralph Bates ...  George Warleggan 23 episodes, 1975-1977
Paul Curran ...  Jud Paynter 22 episodes, 1975-1977
Mary Wimbush ...  Prudie Paynter 22 episodes, 1975-1977
Judy Geeson ...  Caroline Penvenen / ... 19 episodes, 1975-1977
Forbes Collins Forbes Collins ...  Zacky Martin 14 episodes, 1975-1977
Clive Francis ...  Francis Poldark 13 episodes, 1975
Kevin McNally ...  Drake Carne 13 episodes, 1977
David Delve ...  Sam Carne 12 episodes, 1977
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British officer Ross Poldark returns to his native Cornwall after the Revolutionary War after escaping as a prisoner of war. He finds that because he was believed dead, his home has fallen into ruin and his estate has shifted to his mercenary uncle following the death of his father. His uncle has committed to selling the family copper and tin mines to a ruthless local land baron while his former fiancée has agreed to marry his cousin in his absence. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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The role of Ross Poldark was originally offered to Ian McShane; Leigh Lawson and Timothy Dalton were also considered before Robin Ellis was cast in the role. See more »

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26 May 2000 | by bonneySee all my reviews

What a series! My husband and I were spellbound for the 18 or so hours (over a month) it took to watch Part 1 and 2. The plot twists are great but what is primarily so entrancing is the presentation of life at the end of the 18th Century. We particularly like Ross Poldark's propensity for going into prisons and removing prisoners who have been falsely jailed or whom he is fond of. He does this on a fairly regular basis. Cornwall seems to be very much like Seattle - only a few scenes are shot in sunshine - all in all, a sort of up-scale, historical soap-opera.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ross Poldark - nuoren miehen tie See more »

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Runtime:

(16 episodes) (season 1) | (29 episodes) | (13 episodes)

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Mono

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4:3
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