East of Eden

East of Eden (1981)

  • Genre: Drama
  • First Air Date: 1981-02-08
  • Last Air Date: 1981-02-11
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 3
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 160 min.
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Networks: ABC
  • Director: Harvey Hart
star 7.4/10
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A powerful eight-hour adaptation of John Steinbeck's 1952 generational saga stars Bruce Boxleitner and Timothy Bottoms as battling brothers reminiscent of Cain and Abel, and Jane Seymour as the malevolent young woman who toys with their emotions.

  • Keywords: california, based on novel or book, twin brother, femme fatale, miniseries, brother against brother, free will, evil woman, brothel madam, whorehouse, post civil war, patricide, fraternal twins, fallen woman, monterey, murderess, good and evil, salinas, polar opposites
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    East of Eden Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1981-02-08
    3 Episodes

    East of Eden Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Part 1150 min
    Season 1Episode 2Part 2150 min
    Season 1Episode 3Part 3150 min
    • Timothy Bottoms

      as Adam Trask
    • Jane Seymour

      as Kate Trask
    • Bruce Boxleitner

      as Charles Trask
    • Soon-Tek Oh

      as Lee
    • Karen Allen

      as Abra
    • Hart Bochner

      as Aron Trask
    • Sam Bottoms

      as Cal Trask
    • Warren Oates

      as Cyrus Trask
    • Howard Duff

      as Jules Edwards
    • Anne Baxter

      as Faye
    • Richard Masur

      as Will Hamilton
    • Nicholas Pryor

      as James Grew
    • Lloyd Bridges

      as Samuel Hamilton
    • Nellie Bellflower

      as Mrs. Trask
    • M. Emmet Walsh

      as Sheriff Horace Quinn
    • Vernon Weddle

      as Bill Ames
    • Grace Zabriskie

      as Mrs. Ames
    • Wendell Burton

      as Tom Hamilton
    • Matthew Beard

      as Cotton Eye
    • Timothy Carey

      as The Preacher
    Production Mace Neufeld Executive Producer
    Production Barney Rosenzweig Producer
    Writing John Steinbeck Novel
    Writing Richard Alan Shapiro Writer
    Directing Harvey Hart Director
    Sound Lee Holdridge Original Music Composer
    Production Ken Wales Co-Producer
    Camera Frank Stanley Director of Photography
    Production Jane Feinberg Casting
    Production Mike Fenton Casting
    Editing Michael Brown Editor