The Manions of America

Overview

The Manions of America was a three-part miniseries originally telecast September 30, and October 1 and 2, 1981. Set in Ireland and Philadelphia in the late 1840's, Rory O'Manion Pierce Brosnan in his American TV-movie debut escapes from the Great Irish Potato Famine to head to America, where he goes into business, opens old wounds with old enemies, and is reunited with his lover from the old country, British blueblood Rachel Clements Kate Mulgrew. This expensive project was scripted by onetime Upstairs Downstairs...
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Overview

The Manions of America was a three-part miniseries originally telecast September 30, and October 1 and 2, 1981. Set in Ireland and Philadelphia in the late 1840's, Rory O'Manion Pierce Brosnan in his American TV-movie debut escapes from the Great Irish Potato Famine to head to America, where he goes into business, opens old wounds with old enemies, and is reunited with his lover from the old country, British blueblood Rachel Clements Kate Mulgrew. This expensive project was scripted by onetime Upstairs Downstairs staff writer Rosemary Anne Sisson.
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Special Features

Archive of American Television; Bonus Interview Excerpts with Creator Agnes Nixon and Director Joseph Sargent
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/28/2012
  • UPC: 741952713494
  • Original Release: 1981
  • Rating:

  • Source: Ent. One Music
  • Region Code: 0
  • Sound: Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Language: English
  • Time: 4:46:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 28,564

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Kathleen Beller
Pierce Brosnan
Steve Forrest
Simon MacCorkindale
Kate Mulgrew
Linda Purl
David Soul
Jim Culleton
Patrick Hammond
Anthony Quayle
Barbara Parkins
Nicolas Hammond
Simon Rouse
Peter Gilmore
Technical Credits
Charles S. Dubin Director
Joseph Sargent Director
Paul Barnes Production Designer
Lamar Bowen Cinematographer
Michael Brown Editor
Tony Converse Executive Producer
Connor Devlin Art Director
Hector R. Figueroa Cinematographer
Roger Gimbel Executive Producer
Stanley Kallis Producer
Barbara Lane Costumes/Costume Designer
Agnes Nixon Screenwriter
Rosemary Anne Sisson Screenwriter
Billy Ray Smith Associate Producer
Morton Stevens Score Composer
Frank Watts Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Manions of America
1. Scene 1 [7:52]
2. Scene 2 [7:29]
3. Scene 3 [6:24]
4. Scene 4 [11:12]
5. Scene 5 [11:27]
6. Scene 6 [11:05]
7. Scene 7 [9:31]
8. Scene 8 [12:19]
9. Scene 9 [11:19]
10. Scene 10 [5:31]
1. Scene 11 [6:40]
2. Scene 12 [8:35]
3. Scene 13 [6:20]
4. Scene 14 [6:17]
5. Scene 15 [13:06]
6. Scene 16 [7:09]
7. Scene 17 [14:23]
8. Scene 18 [13:48]
9. Scene 19 [17:10]
10. Scene 20 [1:03]
Disc #2 -- Manions of America
1. Scene 21 [8:22]
2. Scene 22 [8:13]
3. Scene 23 [7:45]
4. Scene 24 [6:42]
5. Scene 25 [13:03]
6. Scene 26 [9:40]
7. Scene 27 [10:08]
8. Scene 28 [11:30]
9. Scene 29 [18:52]
10. Scene 30 [1:08]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Manions of America
   Play All
   Part l
   Part ll
   Scenes
   Setup
      Audio
         5.1 Dolby Digital
         2.0 Stereo
      SDH English Subtitles: On/Off
         SDH English Subtitles: On
         SDH English Subtitles: Off
Disc #2 -- Manions of America
   Part lll
   Scenes
   Setup
      Audio
         5.1 Dolby Digital
         2.0 Stereo
      SDH English Subtitles: On/Off
         SDH English Subtitles: On
         SDH English Subtitles: Off
   Extras
      Archive Of American Television Interview Excerpts
         Creator Agnes Nixon
         Director Joseph Sargent
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