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Backstairs at the White House(1979)

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A lovingly filmed version of the book by Lillian Rogers Parks, the crippled seamstress-maid who, along with her mother, served for fifty-two years as a White House domestic during eight presidential administrations. A mixture of pop history of the Twentieth Century and the private lives of the vario

Outstanding Teleplay (Part 1), Outstanding Art Direction/ Set Decoration (Part 1), and two other technical awards. These made "Backstage at the White House" the single most honored program of the 1978-79 TV season.

Cast & Crew

Olivia Cole Maggie Rogers
Leslie Uggams Lillian Rogers Parks
Louis Gossett Levi Mercer
Robert Hooks John Mays
Leslie Nielsen Ike Hoover
Cloris Leachman Mrs Jaffray
Paul Winfield Emmett Rogers Sr
Julie Harris Helen "Nellie" Taft
Victor Buono William Howard Taft
Robert Vaughn Woodrow Wilson
Kim Hunter Ellen Wilson
Claire Bloom Edith Galt Wilson
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Release Date:  1979 Production Date: 
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  • A lasting impression!

    Jeff Phillips 2009-12-20

    My recollection of the mini-series has had a lasting impression...seeing the different actors who played the Presidents had their roles down pat and for... MORE>

  • Not enough recongition..

    Maria 2008-09-10

    I remember when I first saw the series,It was in 1980 or 81 I was so amazed with all the actors and actress that when my children had grow I had wanted... MORE>

  • Not enough recognition for this flim.

    Rbelin 2007-12-01

    I remember seeing this picture back in the late 70's. It made a great impact on me. It was a great mini series. It only showed once or twice, but... MORE>