Ellis Island

Ellis Island (1984)


  • Genre: Drama
  • Creator: Fred Mustard Stewart
  • First Air Date: 1984-11-11
  • Last Air Date: 1984-11-14
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 3
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 140 min.
  • Production Company: Vista Films
  • Networks: CBS
  • Director: Jerry London
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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.

  • Keywords: immigration, american dream, immigrant, world war i, miniseries, ellis island, 19th century, 1910s
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    Ellis Island Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1984-11-11
    3 Episodes

    Ellis Island Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Part 185 min
    Season 1Episode 2Part 285 min
    Season 1Episode 3Part 385 min
    • Peter Riegert

      as Jacob Rubinstein
    • Gregory Paul Martin

      as Marco Santorelli
    • Claire Bloom

      as Rebecca Weiler
    • Judi Bowker

      as Georgiana "Georgie" O'Donnell
    • Kate Burton

      as Vanessa Ogden
    • Joan Greenwood

      as Madame Levitska
    • Ann Jillian

      as Nellie Byfield
    • Lila Kaye

      as Kathleen O'Donnell
    • Stubby Kaye

      as Abe Shulman
    • Alice Krige

      as Bridget O'Donnell
    • Cherie Lunghi

      as Una Marbury
    • Melba Moore

      as Flora Mitchum
    • Milo O’Shea

      as Casey O'Donnell
    • Emma Samms

      as Violet Weiler
    • Ben Vereen

      as Roscoe Haines
    • Faye Dunaway

      as Maud Charteris
    • Richard Burton

      as Sen. Phipps Ogden
    • Michael Byrne

      as Dr. Carl Travers
    • Barrie Holland

      as Dinner Party Guest (uncredited)
    Directing Jerry London Director
    Crew Fred Mustard Stewart Creator
    Writing Christopher Newman Teleplay
    Writing Fred Mustard Stewart Novel
    Writing Fred Mustard Stewart Teleplay
    Production Nick Gillott Producer
    Production Patricia Johnson Associate Producer
    Production Barry Jossen Associate Producer
    Production Gabriel Katzka Executive Producer
    Production Frank Konigsberg Executive Producer
    Production Jerry London Supervising Producer
    Sound John Addison Original Music Composer
    Sound Zeljko Marasovich Original Music Composer
    Camera Ennio Guarnieri Director of Photography
    Camera Jack Hildyard Director of Photography
    Camera Dudley Lovell Director of Photography
    Editing John J. Dumas Editor
    Editing James Galloway Editor
    Editing Bernard Gribble Editor