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The Immigrants (1978)

A young Italian immigrant who loses everything in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake starts over again and builds up a shipping empire, but doesn't find the happiness he thought would come ... See full summary »

Director:

Alan J. Levi

Writers:

Richard Collins, Howard Fast (novel)
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Macht ... Daniel Lavetta
Sharon Gless ... Jean Seldon Lavetta
Aimee Eccles ... May Ling
Richard Anderson ... Thomas Seldon
Ina Balin ... Maria Cassala
Lloyd Bochner ... Chris Noel
Kevin Dobson ... Pete Lomas
Michael Durrell ... Calvin Braderman
Roddy McDowall ... Mark Levy
Pernell Roberts ... Anthony Cassala
John Saxon ... Alan Brocker
Yuki Shimoda ... Feng Wo
Susan Strasberg ... Sarah Levy
Barry Sullivan ... Grant Whittier
Aharon Ipalé ... Joseph Lavetta
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A young Italian immigrant who loses everything in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake starts over again and builds up a shipping empire, but doesn't find the happiness he thought would come with wealth until he takes up with a young Chinese girl. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 1978 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(2 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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Liked this movie very much
17 July 2005 | by kelley296-1See all my reviews

I enjoyed the movie, "The Immigrants" very much. It is one of the best films Steven Macht ever played in. He played Daniel so well. The book is equally good. If you can't see the movie, at least read the book (it's actually a trilogy). The movie has an excellent story line and the actors were very good in their parts. I am intrigued with the era when so many immigrants came to America to search for their fortunes. I believe it was hard to make that big of a decision then when you did, it would be fantastic if/when you did make your fortune like Daniel did. But in the end he gave up his fortune for happiness. Wish I could get the movie and see it again.


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