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The Resource East of Eden, CBS Operations, Inc. ; produced by Barney Rosenzweig ; written by Richard Shapiro ; directed by Harvey Hart, (videorecording)

East of Eden, CBS Operations, Inc. ; produced by Barney Rosenzweig ; written by Richard Shapiro ; directed by Harvey Hart, (videorecording)

Label
East of Eden
Title
East of Eden
Statement of responsibility
CBS Operations, Inc. ; produced by Barney Rosenzweig ; written by Richard Shapiro ; directed by Harvey Hart
Title variation
John Steinbeck's East of Eden
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Adam and Charles Trask grow up in the shadow of their father, Cyrus. Cyrus prefers Adam, inciting jealousy in his younger son. Adam is signed up for the cavalry, while Charles works on the family farm. Reuniting years later, the brothers live in peace until a beautiful woman nearly beaten to death arrives on their front porch. Adam nurses her back to health and falls blindly in love. But Cathy hides a cruel past. Adam and Cathy marry and have twin boys. Cathy soon deserts the family, showing up later as "Kate," the madam of an upscale brothel. Adam's sons have a relationship that mirrors his own. Adam's business venture fails and depletes the family fortune. One son seeks out his mother, who has been long assumed dead
Awards note
Emmy Award winner, 1981: Outstanding Art Direction ; Golden Globe Award winner, 1982: Best Mini-series, Best Actress in a Mini-series (Jane Seymour).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1981
Dewey number
  • 791.45/72
  • [Fic]
  • 813/.52
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.J64 2009
PerformerNote
Jane Seymour, Warren Oates, Timothy Bottoms, Bruce Boxleitner, Hart Bochner, Sam Bottoms, Lloyd Bridges, Howard Duff, Anne Baxter, Karen Allen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1951-
  • 1928-1982
  • 1949-
  • 1955-2008
  • 1902-1968
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rosenzweig, Barney
  • Hart, Harvey
  • Seymour, Jane
  • Oates, Warren
  • Bottoms, Timothy
  • Boxleitner, Bruce
  • Bochner, Hart
  • Bottoms, Sam
  • Steinbeck, John
  • CBS Operations, Inc
  • Acorn Media (Firm)
  • CBS DVD (Firm)
Runtime
382
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and sons
  • Brothers
  • Sibling rivalry
  • Family-owned business enterprises
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Abused women
  • Salinas River Valley (Calif.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
East of Eden, CBS Operations, Inc. ; produced by Barney Rosenzweig ; written by Richard Shapiro ; directed by Harvey Hart, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
  • Based on the novel by John Steinbeck
  • Special features: Exclusive interview with Jane Seymour; biography of John Steinbeck ; cast filmographies
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn301818268
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
3 videodiscs (382 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4365 EAST ; XX-D ; 3DVD/1AW ; CC ; YVN0904MW213(LAP) ; YVS0908MW33 (KA) ; [B14MD161, #16, 4@59.99, ES/TKG] ; CNC 4/15.
Other control number
054961817092
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
AMP-8170
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 301818268
  • (Sirsi) 301818268
  • (OCoLC)301818268
System details
DVD, 4:3 full screen (1.33:1) ; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
East of Eden, CBS Operations, Inc. ; produced by Barney Rosenzweig ; written by Richard Shapiro ; directed by Harvey Hart, (videorecording)
Distribution
Note
  • Based on the novel by John Steinbeck
  • Special features: Exclusive interview with Jane Seymour; biography of John Steinbeck ; cast filmographies
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn301818268
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
3 videodiscs (382 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4365 EAST ; XX-D ; 3DVD/1AW ; CC ; YVN0904MW213(LAP) ; YVS0908MW33 (KA) ; [B14MD161, #16, 4@59.99, ES/TKG] ; CNC 4/15.
Other control number
054961817092
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
AMP-8170
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 301818268
  • (Sirsi) 301818268
  • (OCoLC)301818268
System details
DVD, 4:3 full screen (1.33:1) ; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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