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The Resource The big country, United Artists ; produced by William Wyler & Gregory Peck ; directed by William Wyler ; screenplay by James R. Webb & Sy Bartlett, Robert Wilder ; adaptation by Jessamyn West & Robert Wyler from the novel by Donald Hamilton, (DVD)

The big country, United Artists ; produced by William Wyler & Gregory Peck ; directed by William Wyler ; screenplay by James R. Webb & Sy Bartlett, Robert Wilder ; adaptation by Jessamyn West & Robert Wyler from the novel by Donald Hamilton, (DVD)

Label
The big country
Title
The big country
Statement of responsibility
United Artists ; produced by William Wyler & Gregory Peck ; directed by William Wyler ; screenplay by James R. Webb & Sy Bartlett, Robert Wilder ; adaptation by Jessamyn West & Robert Wyler from the novel by Donald Hamilton
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • 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 for Best Supporting Actor (Ives), 1959.
Cataloging source
ZCU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Franz F. Planer ; music, Jerome Moross
Language note
  • In English or French with optional French or 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
  • 1916-2003-
  • 1903-
  • 1901-
  • 1900-1971
  • 1931-
  • 1909-1995
  • 1889-1967
  • 1916-
  • 1902-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Peck, Gregory
  • Webb, James R
  • Bartlett, Sy
  • Wilder, Robert
  • West, Jessamyn
  • Wyler, Robert
  • Baker, Carroll
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Ives, Burl
  • Bickford, Charles
  • Hamilton, Donald
  • Wyler, William
  • United Artists Corporation
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
167
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • DVDs
  • Wide-screen DVDs
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • DVDs, Spanish
  • Feature films
  • Western films
  • DVDs, French
  • Ranching
  • Film adaptations
Technique
live action
Label
The big country, United Artists ; produced by William Wyler & Gregory Peck ; directed by William Wyler ; screenplay by James R. Webb & Sy Bartlett, Robert Wilder ; adaptation by Jessamyn West & Robert Wyler from the novel by Donald Hamilton, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • Includes the original theatrical trailer
  • Not rated
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
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
  • (OCoLC)ocm46804538
  • 736887
System details
DVD; widescreen; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The big country, United Artists ; produced by William Wyler & Gregory Peck ; directed by William Wyler ; screenplay by James R. Webb & Sy Bartlett, Robert Wilder ; adaptation by Jessamyn West & Robert Wyler from the novel by Donald Hamilton, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • Includes the original theatrical trailer
  • Not rated
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
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
  • (OCoLC)ocm46804538
  • 736887
System details
DVD; widescreen; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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