John Steinbeck's East of Eden
Title
John Steinbeck's East of Eden

Uniform Title
East of Eden (Television program :1981)

Publication Information
Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2009]

Physical Description
3 videodiscs (ca. 382 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note
DVD format ; full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital.
 
Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1981.
 
Based on the novel by John Steinbeck.
 
Special features: Volume 3: Exclusive interview with Jane Seymour; biography of John Steinbeck; cast filmographies.

Abstract
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.

Subject
Fathers and sons -- United States -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Brothers -- United States -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Sibling rivalry -- United States -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Family-owned business enterprises -- California -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Man-woman relationships -- California -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Abused women -- United States -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Television mini-series -- Video recordings.
 
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
 
DVD videodiscs.

Geographic Term
Salinas River Valley (Calif.) -- Drama -- Video recordings.

Added Author
Rosenzweig, Barney.
 
Shapiro, Richard, 1934-
 
Hart, Harvey.
 
Seymour, Jane, 1951-
 
Oates, Warren, 1928-1982.
 
Bottoms, Timothy, 1949-
 
Boxleitner, Bruce.
 
Bochner, Hart.
 
Bottoms, Sam, 1955-2008.
 
Bridges, Lloyd.
 
Duff, Howard.
 
Baxter, Anne.
 
Allen, Karen, 1951-
 
Stanley, Frank, 1923?-
 
Holdridge, Lee, 1944-
 
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.

Added Corporate Author
CBS Operations, Inc.
 
Barney Rosenzweig Productions (Firm)
 
Mace Neufeld Productions (Firm)
 
Viacom Productions (Firm)
 
Acorn Media (Firm)


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