Posts Tagged ‘David Clement’


On This Day: Manions of America – Reunion



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Series: Manions of America
Episode: Part III – Reunion
First Aired: 2 October 1981
Character: David Clement

Description: Epic miniseries about a proud Irish farmer who migrates to America, tired of English repression and the Great Famine. He works hard and even meets the Englishwoman he once loved. The couple reunites. Then the American Civil War breaks out.

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On This Day: Manions of America – Exile



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Series: Manions of America
Episode: Part II – Exile
First Aired: 1 October 1981
Character: David Clement

Description: Epic miniseries about a proud Irish farmer who migrates to America, tired of English repression and the Great Famine. He works hard and even meets the Englishwoman he once loved. The couple reunites. Then the American Civil War breaks out.

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On This Day: Manions of America – Rebellion



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Series: Manions of America
Episode: Part I – Rebellion
First Aired: 30 September 1981
Character: David Clement

Description: Epic miniseries about a proud Irish farmer who migrates to America, tired of English repression and the Great Famine. He works hard and even meets the Englishwoman he once loved. The couple reunites. Then the American Civil War breaks out.

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Photoplay – March 1978



Simon MacCorkindale as David Clement in Manions of AmericaHUSSAR — it’s Simon

WITH terrific enthusiasm, 28-year-old Simon MacCorkindale is pouring all his energy into work. I met him in London while he was having a week’s break. He’d flown in from Ireland, where he had been filming The Manions Of America.

He describes it as being, “A sweeping saga of love and romance set in the Irish famine of 1847”. It is a TV movie starring David Soul and Kate Mulgrew (alias Mrs. Columbo) to be screened in three one-hour episodes. Simon plays the part of Lieutenant David Clement. “I’m a Royal Hussar on detachment to Ireland,” he explains, “policing it like our current troops are doing in Northern Ireland at the moment. My family inherit an estate in Ireland so we are all reunited there.”

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Sunday People – 14th December 1980



Watch it Yanks, Simon’s coming

HOW’S THIS for confidence! That most English of actors Simon MacCorkindale is all set to conquer America—although he admits: “I am not a great talent and I’ll never win an Oscar.”

But being ” a workaholic and a great trier,” he is convinced he’ll succeed. writes TONY PURNELL.

He began his campaign to be a big name on both sides of the Atlantic when he was named promising new actor of 1979 for his part in the Agatha Christie film Death On The Nile.

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