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 | Peck, Gregory | Webb, James R | Bartlett, Sy | Wilder, Robert | West, Jessamyn | Wyler, Robert | Simmons, Jean | Baker, Carroll | Heston, Charlton | Ives, Burl | Bickford, Charles | Hamilton, Donald. Big country | Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer | United Artists Corporation | MGM Home Entertainment Inc.Material type: FilmSeries: Western legends: Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, 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
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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.