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The Resource The big country, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists presents William Wyler's production ; screenplay by James R. Webb, Sy Bartlett and Robert Wilder ; adaptation by Jessamyn West & Robert Wyler ; produced by William Wyler & Gregory Peck ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording)

The big country, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists presents William Wyler's production ; screenplay by James R. Webb, Sy Bartlett and Robert Wilder ; adaptation by Jessamyn West & Robert Wyler ; produced by William Wyler & Gregory Peck ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording)

Label
The big country
Title
The big country
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists presents William Wyler's production ; screenplay by James R. Webb, Sy Bartlett and Robert Wilder ; adaptation by Jessamyn West & Robert Wyler ; produced by William Wyler & Gregory Peck ; directed by William Wyler
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A retired ship captain moves west to marry and start life over as a rancher. He finds himself between two families at war over cattle watering rights, unaccepted by the local people, and in a deteriorating relationship
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award, 1959: Best Supporting Actor (Burl Ives)
Cataloging source
ZCU
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Big country (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Franz F. Planer ; music, Jerome Moross ; supervising editor, Robert Swink
Intended audience
Not Rated
Language note
In English, with optional French audio track; with optional French and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Charlton Heston, Carroll Baker, Burl Ives, Charles Bickford, Chuck Connors, Alfonso Bedoya
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1902-1981
  • 1903-1978
  • 1901-1974
  • 1916-2003
  • 1929-2010
  • 1931-
  • 1909-1995
  • 1891-1967
  • 1921-1992
  • 1904-1957
  • 1916-2006
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wyler, William
  • Webb, James R
  • Bartlett, Sy
  • Wilder, Robert
  • Peck, Gregory
  • Simmons, Jean
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Baker, Carroll
  • Ives, Burl
  • Bickford, Charles
  • Connors, Chuck
  • Bedoya, Alfonso
  • Hamilton, Donald
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • United Artists Corporation
Runtime
167
Series statement
  • Western legends
  • Screen epics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ranching
  • Water rights
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Ship captains
  • Vendetta
  • Western plays
Technique
live action
Label
The big country, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists presents William Wyler's production ; screenplay by James R. Webb, Sy Bartlett and Robert Wilder ; adaptation by Jessamyn West & Robert Wyler ; produced by William Wyler & Gregory Peck ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • Based on the novel by Donald Hamilton
  • Special Features: original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm46804538
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (167 min.)
Isbn
9780792849230
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616859013
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1001591
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780792849230
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (aspect ratio 2.35:1); Dolby digital mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The big country, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists presents William Wyler's production ; screenplay by James R. Webb, Sy Bartlett and Robert Wilder ; adaptation by Jessamyn West & Robert Wyler ; produced by William Wyler & Gregory Peck ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • Based on the novel by Donald Hamilton
  • Special Features: original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm46804538
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (167 min.)
Isbn
9780792849230
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616859013
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1001591
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780792849230
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (aspect ratio 2.35:1); Dolby digital mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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