North and South

  • 1985
  • TV Show
  • None

A sprawling miniseries about unrest on each side of the Mason-Dixon line from 1842 to '61, adapted from John Jakes' bestselling novel. Most of the screen time went to pre-`Dirty Dancing' hunk Patrick Swayze and James Read as best friends from different parts of the country in the years leading up to the Civil War. The subsequent `North and South: Book I (more…)

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North and South

First Aired: February 5, 2013

In the first installment of this five-part adaptation of John Jakes' Civil War novel, Southerner Orry Main (Patrick Swayze) befriends Northerner George Hazard (James Read) at West Point. The two fight during the Mexican War---against a vengeful West Point nemesis (Phillip Casnoff). Madeline: Lesley-Anne Warren. Constance: Wendy Kilbourne. Justin: David Caradine. Virgilia: Kirstie Alley.

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  • Premiered: November 3, 1985
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A sprawling miniseries about unrest on each side of the Mason-Dixon line from 1842 to '61, adapted from John Jakes' bestselling novel. Most of the screen time went to pre-`Dirty Dancing' hunk Patrick Swayze and James Read as best friends from different par… (more)

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