Ellis Island

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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.

  1. Fred Mustard Stewart


Series Cast

  1. Faye Dunaway

    Faye Dunaway

    Maud Charteris

    3 Episodes

  2. Claire Bloom

    Claire Bloom

    Rebecca Weiler

    3 Episodes

  3. Kate Burton

    Kate Burton

    Vanessa Ogden

    3 Episodes

  4. Ann Jillian

    Ann Jillian

    Nellie Byfield

    3 Episodes

  5. Alice Krige

    Alice Krige

    Bridget O'Donnell

    3 Episodes

Full Cast & Crew

Last Season

Season 1

1984 | 3 Episodes

Season 1 of Ellis Island premiered on November 1, 1984.

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Status Ended


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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 420m



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