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James A. Michener's Centennial: The Complete Series

James A. Michener's Centennial: The Complete Series

Spanning 200 years of land wars, love affairs, politics, profiteering, cattle drives, and revolution, this mammoth miniseries features a compelling story and an enormous cast of stars: Richard Chamberlain, Robert Conrad,...more.
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Overview
Spanning 200 years of land wars, love affairs, politics, profiteering, cattle drives, and revolution, this mammoth miniseries features a compelling story and an enormous cast of stars: Richard Chamberlain, Robert Conrad, Mark Harmon, Andy Griffith, Raymond Burr, Lynn Redgrave, and the list goes on. Based on James Michener's epic novel, seen on NBC in 1978-79, it won numerous awards and remains a major television feat. CC: almost 21 hours on 6 DVDs.
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Episodes
Disc 1
Episode 1: Only the Rocks Live Forever
Episode 2: The Yellow Apron

Disc 2
Episode 3: The Wagon and the Elephant
Episode 4: For as Long as the Waters Flow

Disc 3
Episode 5: The Massacre
Episode 6: The Longhorns

Disc 4
Episode 7: The Shepherds
Episode 8: The Storm

Disc 5
Episode 9: The Crime
Episode 10: The Winds of Fortune

Disc 6
Episode 11: The Winds of Death
Episode 12: The Scream of Eagles
  • Retrospective documentary Memories of Centennial, featuring Robert Conrad, Barbara Carrera, and William Atherton
Details
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 1252 minutes
Format: Full screen
Number of discs: 6
Language: English
Subtitles: N/A
Color or B&W: Color
CC: Yes
SDH: No
Region Code: N/A
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Rating: NR
Press
"One of the greatest television mini-series of all-time"--The Aisle Seat

"...a dramatic achievement worthy of respect."--DVD Verdict

"I recommend Centennial"--DVD Talk

"They don't make 'em like this anymore. Centennial is the king of epic miniseries of the late 70s."--DVD Verdict

"Technically, everything about the production reeks of class, from John Addison's music to superb cinematography and a strong sense of time and place. As educational as it is entertaining."--The Aisle Seat
Awards
Chicago International Film Festival, Gold Plaque Award for Network Television Production: Television Series (1979)

Emmy Award Nomination for Outstanding Art Direction for a Limited Series or a Special (1979)

Emmy Award Nomination for Outstanding Film Editing for a Limited Series or a Special (1979)

Golden Globe Award Nomination for Best TV Actor - Drama (Richard Chamberlain, 1980)

Golden Globe Award Nomination for Best TV-Series - Drama (1980)

Western Heritage Awards, Bronze Wrangler Award Winner for Fictional Television Drama (1979)

Writer's Guild of America TV Award Winner for Multi-Part Long Form Series and/or Any Production of More Than Two Parts (1979)
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