SummaryAdam 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.
Fathers and sons
-- United States
Brothers -- United States -- Drama.
Sibling rivalry -- United States -- Drama.
Family-owned business enterprises -- California -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- California -- Drama.
Abused women -- United States -- Drama.
Salinas River Valley (Calif.) -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Silver Spring, MD :Distributed by Acorn Media,2009
|Other Titles|| East of Eden.
East of Eden
Shapiro, Richard, 1934-
Seymour, Jane, 1951-
Oates, Warren, 1928-1982.
Bottoms, Timothy, 1949-
Bottoms, Sam, 1955-2008.
Duff, Howard 1913-1990.
Allen, Karen, 1951-
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. East of Eden.
CBS Operations, Inc.
Barney Rosenzweig Productions (Firm)
Mace Neufeld Productions (Firm)
Acorn Media (Firm)
Jane Seymour, Warren Oates, Timothy Bottoms, Bruce Boxleitner, Hart Bochner, Sam Bottoms, Lloyd Bridges, Howard Duff, Anne Baxter, Karen Allen.
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Title from container.
Based on the novel by John Steinbeck.
Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1981.
Special features: Volume 3: Exclusive interview with Jane Seymour; biography of John Steinbeck; cast filmographies.
DVD, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital.
3 videodiscs (approximately 382 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.