Centennial Complete Series (1978)
|Journey to the Wild West in the sweeping, sensational epic drama Centennial: The Complete Series! Relive the grand hopes, dreams, loves, and adventures of generations of residents in Centennial, Colorado - from their risky attempts to establish a settlement in 1795 through the politics and power plays of the 20th century. With over 26 TV hours of content on DVD for the first time, this incredible set gives fans the opportunity to own the complete chronicle that showcases one of the finest casts ever assembled, including Richard Chamberlain, Robert Conrad, Timothy Dalton, Mark Harmon, Andy Griffith, Raymond Burr, Dennis Weaver, Lynn Redgrave, Sharon Gless, Stephanie Zimbalist, Sally Kellerman and many more. Based on James Michener's best-selling novel, this Primetime Emmy Award-nominated saga is a captivating look at the intertwining lives of the brave men and women in a fictional American town that endured the growing pains of a nation on the rise.|
Editor's NoteThis sweeping television adaptation of James A. Michener's epic novel about the taming of the Colorado frontier encompasses 200 years' worth of land wars, family schisms, love affairs, political corruption, profiteering, cattle drives, and revolution. As the town of Centennial grows it becomes the staging ground for a series of conflicts that will embroil the developing American West. Clocking in at a whopping 24 hours, and boasting an enormous cast of television stars, this collection presents all 12 installments of the ambitious miniseries.
Cast & Crew
Golden Globe (1980)
|Centennial, Nominee, Best TV-Series - Drama|
|Richard Chamberlain, Nominee, Best TV Actor - Drama|
|Jack Senter, et. al., Nominee, Outstanding Art Direction for a Limited Series or a Special|
|Robert Watts, Nominee, Outstanding Film Editing for a Limited Series or a Special|
Customer Reviews of Centennial Complete Series
We watched this mini series on television. Did not miss an episode then, and was delighted to find such a wonderful buy on the DVD. First -- this is an excellent adaptation of James A. Michener's book although it did not remain true to the novel, the changes were good too. MOST CERTAINLY - EXCELLENT IN EVERY WAY!!
Outstanding American Classic2/9/2009
Centennial is considered to be the first mini-series. After its initial showing, this program evolved into one of the best loved American classics. The program featured some of the finest television stars who depicted characters associated with the founding of the American West. It is always a joy to revisit the Pasquinels, Major Mercy, Jim Lloyd, and all the other memorable characters.
Very good product; quick delivery; and nice price.
Great viewing, can watch over again.9/16/2008
It's a fantastic movie. Delivery was super fast and the price was great.
Centennial: What a Miniseries.9/8/2008
From all the Miniseries I've seen I say that Centennial is by far The Best. I don't recall any Swearing, No immodest dress. The acting was Great. It gives a accurate account of how life was back during the Frontier Days.
What a long wait8/15/2008
I logged on to Buy.Com for grins and giggles knowing that I was asking for the impossible. I have been looking for this DVD for 15 years, as I could only find this series in VHS format. What a suprize when not only did Buy.Com list it, they advertised it before it officially went on the market giving me first crack. I watched this series when it first came to TV and searched ever since. This series is a must watch for kids, it will definitely show them the history of the west. It is a terrific piece of fiction based on historical fact. After seeing it again after more than 20 years, I appreciate James Micheners work even more. I see it is on sale at the moment, so I strongly recommend it.
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