Rich Man, Poor Man

  • 1976
  • TV Show
  • None

A superb 12-hour adaptation of Irwin Shaw's novel, chronicling the widely divergent values and paths of two brothers over 20 years. The compelling story of familial jealousy and heartbreak was an extraordinarily successful miniseries, garnering a record 23 Emmy nominations (it won four), and helped launch the career of Nick Nolte, who plays the free-spi (more…)

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Season 1, Episode 6 Book I Part 6 of 8

First Aired: March 1, 1976

Part 6. Tom turns to his mother (Dorothy McGuire) for help in escaping syndicate hit men; Virginia becomes increasingly desperate to win Rudy's love. Tom: Nick Nolte. Rudy: Peter Strauss. Virginia: Kim Darby.

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  • Premiered: February 1, 1976
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A superb 12-hour adaptation of Irwin Shaw's novel, chronicling the widely divergent values and paths of two brothers over 20 years. The compelling story of familial jealousy and heartbreak was an extraordinarily successful miniseries, garnering a record 23… (more)

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