Picks and Pans Review: Beggarman, Thief

updated 07/06/1981 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 07/06/1981 AT 01:00 AM EDT

NBC (9-11 p.m. ET)

This compelling sequel to Rich Man, Poor Man, Book II doesn't have Peter Strauss—he croaked in the earlier miniseries—but it does have Jean Simmons, Glenn Ford, Andrew Stevens and more plots (about drugs, moviemaking, kidnapping and the U.S. occupation of Germany after WW II) than Forest Lawn. The conclusion airs Friday. (Repeat)


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