East of Eden

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1981
East of Eden is a 1981 American television miniseries based on John Steinbeck's novel of the same name. It aired in three parts on ABC from February 8–11, 1981. It was directed by Harvey Hart from a teleplay by Richard Shapiro, and starred Timothy... read more

East of Eden is a 1981 American television miniseries based on John Steinbeck's novel of the same name. It aired in three parts on ABC from February 8–11, 1981. It was directed by Harvey Hart from a teleplay by Richard Shapiro, and starred Timothy Bottoms, Jane Seymour, Bruce Boxleitner, Soon Tek-Oh, Sam Bottoms, Hart Bochner, Karen Allen and Lloyd Bridges. It ran for roughly 382 minutes.

Original Release

02/08/1981 on ABC

Cast

Karen Allen Abra
Anne Baxter Faye
Bruce Boxleitner Charles Trask
Howard Duff Jules Edwards
Timothy Bottoms Adam Trask
Richard Masur Will Hamilton
Lloyd Bridges Samuel Hamilton
Sam Bottoms Cal Trask
Hart Bochner Aron Trask
M. Emmet Walsh Sheriff Horace Quinn
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Part One Sunday, 08 February 1981
2 Part Two Monday, 09 February 1981
3 Part Three Tuesday, 10 February 1981

Directors

Harvey Hart

Writers

John Steinbeck, Richard Alan Shapiro

Cast

Producers

Mace Neufeld Executive Producer
Mace Neufeld Producer
Ken Wales Producer
Barney Rosenzweig Producer

Editors

Michael Brown, Bill Brame

1982 Golden Globe Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Won
1982 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Won
1981 Emmy Outstanding Limited Series Nominated
1981 Emmy Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or a Special Nominated
1981 Emmy Outstanding Art Direction for a Limited Series or a Special Won
1981 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement - Special Class Nominated
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