Ellis Island (1984)

Status: Ended

Airdate: 1984-11-01

Runtime: 7 hours

Genre(s): Drama

Language(s): English


Ellis Island is a television miniseries broadcast in three parts in 1984 on the CBS television network. The screenplay was co-written by Fred Mustard Stewart, adapted from his 1983 novel of the same title. The series tells the story of several immigrants from the late 1800s until the early 1910s, trying to achieve the American Dream and arriving on Ellis Island, hoping for a better life. Ellis Island highlighted numerous important events which occurred up to and during World War I, and many of the characters are based on real persons, such as Irving Berlin.

Episode Title Rating Airdate Skipped Watched
Normal Episodes 3
Season 1 3
Cast 9
Faye Dunaway - Maud Charteris
Claire Bloom - Rebecca Weiler
Kate Burton - Vanessa Ogden
Ann Jillian - Nellie Byfield
Alice Krige - Bridget O'Donnell
Milo O’Shea - Casey O'Donnell
Ben Vereen - Roscoe Haines
Liam Neeson - Kevin Murray
Richard Burton - Sen. Phipps Ogden
Directing 1
Jerry London - Director
Writing 1
Fred Mustard Stewart - Writer
Network 1

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