Journey to the Wild West in the sweeping, sensational epic drama Centennial. With over 20 hours of television, this incredible set gives fans the opportunity to own the complete chronicle.
The series showcases one of the finest casts ever assembled including Richard Chamberlain, Robert Conrad, Timothy Dalton, Raymond Burr, Barbara Carrera, Dennis Weaver, Robert Vaughn, Donald Pleasence, Lynn Redgrave, Sharon Gless, plus many more and look out for a very young George Clooney in the first episode.
A captivating look at the intertwining lives of the brave men and women of the fictional American town of Centennial, Colorado that endured the growing pains of a nation on the rise. Follow the grand hopes, dreams, loves and adventures of generations of residents from their risky attempts to establish a settlement in 1795 through to the politics and power plays of the 20th century.
Based on James A. Michener’s best selling novel of the same name, Centennial aired on NBC from 1978 -79. Michener’s first book Tales of the South Pacific (1947) was adapted into the hit Broadway musical South Pacific by Rodgers and Hammerstein. With a budget of $25 million Centennial was one of the longest and most ambitious television projects ever attempted at the time. The series employed four directors, five cinematographers, and featured over 100 speaking parts.
Centennial was nominated at the Primetime Emmy Awards and the Golden Globes where it was up for Best Television Series and Best Actor in a Television Series (Richard Chamberlain).
Extras: Memories of Centennial – A Retrospective Look at Centennials Place in TV History