Drama set in late 19th-century America, following the lives of three families - one wealthy, one middle-class, and a family of poor Irish immigrants.

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 Stephen Rafferty
William Carden ...
 Peter Rafferty
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 Mabel Baldwin
George Ede ...
 Frederick Baldwin
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 Sarah Lathrop
Peter Evans ...
 Wilbur Evans
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 Dan Fitzpatrick
Robert P. Fields ...
 Young Peter Rafferty
Pauline Flanagan ...
 Aline Rafferty
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 Teddy Wheeler
Sean P. Griffin ...
 John Patrick Rafferty
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 Rev. Dupee
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 Host
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 James Lathrop
Suzanne Lederer ...
 Maeve Rafferty
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Drama set in late 19th-century America, following the lives of three families - one wealthy, one middle-class, and a family of poor Irish immigrants.

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27 October 1977 (USA)  »

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Menschen in Manhattan  »

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Very well produced
14 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

Spurred by the extraordinary success of Upstairs Downstairs, it was the first attempt at adult production by Children's Television Workshop. Gareth Davies assembled a fine production staff and the actors were exceptional. As a graduate student at Columbia I had the pleasure of interning on this production as a picture researcher, searching New York Public Library and the Bettmann Archive for period photos and news articles to provide historical context. I'd love to see it available again.


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