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Captains and the kings : an American dynasty / NBC Universal ; producer, Jo Swerling, Jr. ; screenplay by Douglas Heyes, Elinor Karpf and Steven Karpf ; directed by Douglas Heyes and Allen Reisner.

Swerling, Jo, 1931- (Added Author). Heyes, Douglas, 1923-1993 (Added Author). Karpf, Elinor. (Added Author). Karpf, Steven. (Added Author). Reisner, Allen. (Added Author). Jordan, Richard, 1937-1993 (Added Author). King, Perry, 1948- (Added Author). Duke, Patty, 1946-2016 (Added Author). Bolger, Ray (Added Author). Brown, Blair. (Added Author). Durning, Charles, 1923-2012 (Added Author). Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982 (Added Author). D'Angelo, Beverly. (Added Author). Seymour, Jane, 1951- (Added Author). Caldwell, Taylor, 1900-1985 Captains and the kings. (Added Author). NBC Universal Television. (Added Author). Koch Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Richard Jordan, Perry King, Patty Duke Astin, Ray Bolger, Blair Brown, Charles Durning, Henry Fonda, Beverly D'Angelo, Jane Seymour. (Cast).
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  • 6 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola DVD (Text) 33118000143771 Adult: DVD Checked out 11/24/2018
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD DRAMA CAP (Text) 33187004213845 Digital Video Disc Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland DVDa CAPTA DVD #4214 (Text) 76383000389378 Movies Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch DVD CAPT (Text) 39391006322687 DVD Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD DRAMA CAPT DISC 1 (Text) DISC 1 39231031628072 Audiovisual Collection Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD DRAMA CAPT DISC 2 (Text) DISC 2 39231031628080 Audiovisual Collection Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD DRAMA CAPT DISC 3 (Text) DISC 3 39231031628098 Audiovisual Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1417230673
  • ISBN: 9781417230679
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (494 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Port Washington, NY : Distributed by Koch Entertainment, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the novel by Taylor Caldwell.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Original music, Elmer Bernstein, Dana Karpoff.
Participant or Performer Note:
Richard Jordan, Perry King, Patty Duke Astin, Ray Bolger, Blair Brown, Charles Durning, Henry Fonda, Beverly D'Angelo, Jane Seymour.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally broadcast on NBC as a television mini-series in 1976.
Summary, etc.:
Joseph Armagh is a poor Irish immigrant who is determined to create a better life for his family. He arrives in America in the mid-19th century. Through personal struggle, heartache and perseverance, he becomes one the the wealthest and most powerful men in the country.
System Details Note:
DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Subject: Irish Americans > Drama.
Irish American families > Drama.
Immigrants > United States > History > 19th century > Drama.
Rich people > United States > Drama.
Social influence > Drama.
Genre: Historical television programs.
Television mini-series.
Television adaptations.

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