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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.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 079284923X
  • ISBN: 9780792849230
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (167 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [2001]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Widescreen format (aspect ratio 2.35:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1958.
"From the novel by Donald Hamilton."
Includes the original theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Franz F. Planer ; music, Jerome Moross ; supervising editor, Robert Swink.
Participant or Performer Note:
Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Charlton Heston, Carroll Baker, Burl Ives, Charles Bickford, Chuck Connors, Alfonso Bedoya.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
English or French language soundtrack (mono) with optional subtitles in French and Spanish ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Awards Note:
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (Ives), 1959.
Subject: Ranching > West (U.S.) > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Ship captains > Drama.
Vendetta > Drama.
Genre: Western films.
Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.

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