This daytime serial dramatized the power struggles and personal machinations between two feuding political families the wealthy Cleggs and middle-class McCandlesses. Storylines developed ... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Constance Towers ...  Clarissa McCandless 1,257 episodes, 1982-1987
Debrah Farentino ...  Sloane Denning Clegg Mamoud / ... 1,253 episodes, 1982-1987
Rory Calhoun ...  Judge Judson Tyler 1,247 episodes, 1982-1987
Carolyn Jones ...  Myrna Clegg 786 episodes, 1982-1987
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This daytime serial dramatized the power struggles and personal machinations between two feuding political families the wealthy Cleggs and middle-class McCandlesses. Storylines developed from the star-crossed romance between Julie Clegg and Tyler McCandless, which re-activated a lifetime feud between their respective families. In the series' final year, the political intrigue expanded internationally, as several characters became involved in the problems of the war-torn, Middle Eastern nation of Baraqu. Written by Mark Faulkner <mtflknr@cc.memphis.edu>

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 March 1982 (USA) See more »

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Capitolio See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Ed Nelson and Julie Adams also played husband and wife in season 8, episode 1 of Perry Mason. See more »

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Referenced in The Icicle Thief (1989) See more »

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Great show
2 October 1999 | by 2671See all my reviews

Capitol was the first us daytime soap opera to be shown on RAITV early 1983.It was wildly successful throughout its run in my country.It was a phenomenon like B&B is now over here.It was a shame it was cancelled in the us to make room for B&B.It was re-runned many many times(all the episodes) only on RAITV.


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