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The big country [DVD videorecording] / 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.

Contributor(s): Wyler, William, 1902-1981 | Peck, Gregory, 1916-2003 | Webb, James R | Bartlett, Sy, 1903-1978 | Wilder, Robert, 1901-1974 | West, Jessamyn | Wyler, Robert, 1900-1971 | Simmons, Jean, 1929-2010 | Baker, Carroll, 1931- | Heston, Charlton | Ives, Burl, 1909-1995 | Bickford, Charles, 1891-1967 | Hamilton, Donald, 1916-2006. Big country | Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer | United Artists Corporation | MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
Material type: FilmFilmSeries: Western legends: Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [2001]Description: 1 videodisc (167 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 079284923X; 9780792849230.Subject(s): Ranching -- West (U.S.) -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- Drama | Ship captains -- Drama | Vendetta -- DramaGenre/Form: DVD-Video discs. | Western films. | Western films. | Feature films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.4372 LOC classification: PN1997 | .B553 2001
Production Credits: Director of photography, Franz F. Planer ; music, Jerome Moross ; supervising editor, Robert Swink.
Awards: Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (Ives), 1959.Cast: Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Charlton Heston, Carroll Baker, Burl Ives, Charles Bickford, Chuck Connors, Alfonso Bedoya.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.
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Adult materials DVD BIG (Browse shelf) 1 Available 31562014728804
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DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen format (aspect ratio 2.35:1); Dolby digital mono.

English or French language soundtrack with optional subtitles in French and Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.

Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Charlton Heston, Carroll Baker, Burl Ives, Charles Bickford, Chuck Connors, Alfonso Bedoya.

Director of photography, Franz F. Planer ; music, Jerome Moross ; supervising editor, Robert Swink.

"From the novel by Donald Hamilton."

Originally released as a motion picture in 1958.

Includes the original theatrical trailer.

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.

Not rated by MPAA.

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (Ives), 1959.

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