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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, Robert Wilder ; adaptation by Jessamyn West & Robert Wyler ; produced by William Wyler & Gregory Peck ; directed by William Wyler

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

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, Robert Wilder ; adaptation by Jessamyn West & Robert Wyler ; produced by William Wyler & Gregory Peck ; directed by William Wyler
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Screenwriter
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 for Best Supporting Actor (Ives), 1959.
Cataloging source
ZCU
Characteristic
videorecording
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Big country (Motion picture)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/composerexpression
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Credits note
Director of photography, Franz F. Planer ; music, Jerome Moross ; supervising editor, Robert Swink
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
English or French language soundtrack with optional subtitles in French and Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B553 2001
PerformerNote
Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Charlton Heston, Carroll Baker, Burl Ives, Charles Bickford, Chuck Connors, Alfonso Bedoya
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1902-1981
  • 1916-2003
  • 1903-1978
  • 1901-1974
  • 1900-1971
  • 1929-2010
  • 1931-
  • 1909-1995
  • 1891-1967
  • 1921-1992
  • 1904-1957
  • 1894-1963
  • 1913-1983
  • 1916-2006
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wyler, William
  • Peck, Gregory
  • Webb, James R.
  • Bartlett, Sy
  • Wilder, Robert
  • West, Jessamyn
  • Wyler, Robert
  • Simmons, Jean
  • Baker, Carroll
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Ives, Burl
  • Bickford, Charles
  • Connors, Chuck
  • Bedoya, Alfonso
  • Planer, Franz E.
  • Moross, Jerome
  • Swink, Robert
  • Hamilton, Donald
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • United Artists Corporation
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
167
Series statement
Western legends
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ranching
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Ship captains
  • Vendetta
  • Hamilton, Donald
  • Hamilton, Donald
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Ranching
  • Ship captains
  • Vendetta
  • United States, West
Technique
live action
Label
The big country, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists presents William Wyler's production ; screenplay by James R. Webb & Sy Bartlett, Robert Wilder ; adaptation by Jessamyn West & Robert Wyler ; produced by William Wyler & Gregory Peck ; directed by William Wyler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "From the novel by Donald Hamilton."
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • Includes the original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm46804538
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (167 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780792849230
Lccn
46804538
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616859013
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1001591
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)46804538
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen format (aspect ratio 2.35:1); Dolby digital mono
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, Robert Wilder ; adaptation by Jessamyn West & Robert Wyler ; produced by William Wyler & Gregory Peck ; directed by William Wyler
Publication
Note
  • "From the novel by Donald Hamilton."
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • Includes the original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm46804538
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (167 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780792849230
Lccn
46804538
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616859013
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1001591
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)46804538
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen format (aspect ratio 2.35:1); Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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