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Backstairs at the White House

Backstairs at the White House

See American political history unfold through the eyes of a head maid and other staff living and serving in the White House. Based on the memoir of Lillian Rogers Parks and extensive personal interviews, this 1979 NBC...more.
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Overview
See American political history unfold through the eyes of a head maid and other staff living and serving in the White House. Based on the memoir of Lillian Rogers Parks and extensive personal interviews, this 1979 NBC miniseries earned 11 Emmy® nominations for its portrayals of servants, presidents, and first ladies during eight administrations. Leslie Uggams and Olivia Cole (Roots) star as Parks and her mother. The stellar supporting cast includes Louis Gossett Jr. and Cloris Leachman. CC; 444 min. on 4 DVDs.
Details
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 444 minutes
Format: Full screen
Number of discs: 4
Language: English
Subtitles: N/A
Color or B&W: Color
CC: Yes
SDH: No
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Rating: N/A
Press
"Highly recommended!"--The Aisle Seat

"A superb drama"--DVD Talk

"A must-see series, a compelling true story loaded with drama and historical insight. Highly recommended."--DVD Talk
Awards
Emmy Award Winner for Outstanding Achievement in Makeup (1979)

Emmy Award Nomination for Outstanding Limited Series (1979)

Emmy Award Nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special (Lou Gossett Jr, 1979)

Emmy Award Nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special (Olivia Cole, 1979)

Emmy Award Nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special (Ed Flanders, 1979)

Emmy Award Nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special (Robert Vaughn, 1979)

Emmy Award Nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special (Eileen Heckart, 1979)

Emmy Award Nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special (Celeste Holm, 1979)

Emmy Award Nomination for Outstanding Writing in a Limited Series or a Special (1979)

Emmy Award Nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling (1979)

Emmy Award Nomination for Art Direction for a Limited Series or a Special (1979)

Golden Globes Nomination for Best TV Series - Drama (1980)
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