Ellis Island (1984)

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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. Peter Riegert as Jacob Rubinstein

    Peter Riegert

    Jacob Rubinstein

    3 Episodes

  2. Gregory Paul Martin

    Marco Santorelli

    3 Episodes

  3. Claire Bloom as Rebecca Weiler

    Claire Bloom

    Rebecca Weiler

    3 Episodes

  4. Judi Bowker as Georgiana "Georgie" O'Donnell

    Judi Bowker

    Georgiana "Georgie" O'Donnell

    3 Episodes

  5. Kate Burton as Vanessa Ogden

    Kate Burton

    Vanessa Ogden

    3 Episodes

  6. Joan Greenwood as Madame Levitska

    Joan Greenwood

    Madame Levitska

    3 Episodes

  7. Ann Jillian as Nellie Byfield

    Ann Jillian

    Nellie Byfield

    3 Episodes

  8. Lila Kaye as Kathleen O'Donnell

    Lila Kaye

    Kathleen O'Donnell

    3 Episodes

  9. Stubby Kaye as Abe Shulman

    Stubby Kaye

    Abe Shulman

    3 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

1984 | 3 Episodes

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

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Ellis Island


Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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