Saturday, April 16, 2022

"The Gilded Age" on HBO

"The Gilded Age" is the new historical drama TV series created by Julian Fellowes ("Downton Abbey"), directed by Michael Engler and Salli Richardson-Whitfield, set in 1880's New York City during the 'Gilded Age' boom years, now airing on HBO:

"....characters include 'Agnes van Rhijn, a proud and stubborn old money Dutch-American socialite who clings to the old values of New York City's elite, 'Ada Brook', the sister of Agnes and reliant upon her charity, 'Bertha Russell' determined to use her money and position to break into a polite society that resists change at every turn... 

...'George Russell', a 'robber baron' representing the 'new money', Peggy Scott, an ambitious young writer returning home after finishing her education and 'Marian Brook', penniless and sent to live with her estranged aunts."

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