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The Manions of America 

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Epic miniseries about a proud Irish farmer who migrates to America, tired of English repression and the Great Famine. He works hard and even meets the Englishwoman he once loved. The couple reunites. Then the American Civil War breaks out.
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1981  
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Series cast summary:
Pierce Brosnan ...  Rory O'Manion 3 episodes, 1981
Peter Gilmore ...  Jim O'Brien 3 episodes, 1981
Simon MacCorkindale ...  David Clement 3 episodes, 1981
Kate Mulgrew ...  Rachel Clement 3 episodes, 1981
Linda Purl ...  Deirdre O'Manion 3 episodes, 1981
Simon Rouse ...  Eamon Flemming / ... 3 episodes, 1981
Kathleen Beller ...  Maureen O'Brian 2 episodes, 1981
Jim Culleton Jim Culleton ...  Brian O'Manion 2 episodes, 1981
Nicholas Hammond ...  Padric O'Manion / ... 2 episodes, 1981
Tom Jordan ...  Seamus Doherty 2 episodes, 1981
Barbara Parkins ...  Charlotte Kent 2 episodes, 1981
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Epic miniseries about a proud Irish farmer who migrates to America, tired of English repression and the Great Famine. He works hard and even meets the Englishwoman he once loved. The couple reunites. Then the American Civil War breaks out.

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The only person to share a cavalry officer uniform with Pierce Brosnan in was Jim Hoare. See more »

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Referenced in For Your Eyes Only: Bond in Greece (2006) See more »

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A terrific mini-series!
3 April 1999 | by GRW-2See all my reviews

A great mini-series! Very engrossing and entertaining. The saga of a family traced from poverty in Ireland to eminence in America. This 1981 mini-series starred a pre-James Bond Pierce Brosnan and a pre-Star Trek Kate Mulgrew, along with a great supporting cast. Also, a fine musical score composed by veteran television composer Morton Stevens - (Hawaii Five-0, Police Woman) only adds more enjoyment to this outstanding production. It is available on home video. See it!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Família Manion da América See more »

Filming Locations:

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland See more »

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EMI Television See more »
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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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