Centennial (1978–1979)
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The Scream of Eagles 

A magazine prepares to do a feature on the history of Centennial; the murder of Soren Sorenson is finally proved; Morgan Wendell and Paul Garrett face off in an election that may determine the future of Colorado's natural resources.

Director:

Virgil W. Vogel

Writers:

James A. Michener (based on the novel by), John Wilder

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
William Atherton ... Jim Lloyd
Raymond Burr ... Herman Bockweiss
Barbara Carrera ... Clay Basket
Richard Chamberlain ... Alexander McKeag
Robert Conrad ... Pasquinel
Richard Crenna ... Colonel Frank Skimmerhorn
Timothy Dalton ... Oliver Seccombe
Cliff De Young ... John Skimmerhorn
Chad Everett ... Major Maxwell Mercy
Sharon Gless ... Sidney Endermann
Andy Griffith ... Professor Lewis Vernor
Gregory Harrison ... Levi Zendt
David Janssen ... Paul Garrett / Narrator
Alex Karras ... Hans Brumbaugh
Brian Keith ... Sheriff Axel Dumire
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Storyline

A magazine prepares to do a feature on the history of Centennial; the murder of Soren Sorenson is finally proved; Morgan Wendell and Paul Garrett face off in an election that may determine the future of Colorado's natural resources.

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 February 1979 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

One year after this, Robert Vaughn and David Janssen would work together again, co-starring in City in Fear (1980), which aired a month after Janssen's death. See more »

Goofs

When Paul Garrett shows Verner his family tree, they used the one printed in the book. However, the mini-series skipped a generation. Paul is Jim and Charlotte's grandson in the mini-series, but the tree shows him as their great grandson which is how it is in the book. See more »

Quotes

Professor Lewis Vernor: What's he running for?
Paul Garrett: Well, it's a new office. Commissioner of Resources and Priorities. The idea is to elect a person who'll help the governor make the right ecological and industrial choices.
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Soundtracks

I Guess He'd Rather Be in Colorado
Sung by Merle Haggard
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