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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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

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
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • 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
Date time place
Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
Intended audience
Not rated
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
  • 1903-1978
  • 1901-1974
  • 1900-1971
  • 1929-2010
  • 1931-
  • 1909-1995
  • 1891-1967
  • 1916-2006
  • 1902-1981
  • 1916-2006
  • 1921-1992
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Peck, Gregory
  • Webb, James R
  • Bartlett, Sy
  • Wilder, Robert
  • Wyler, Robert
  • Simmons, Jean
  • Baker, Carroll
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Ives, Burl
  • Bickford, Charles
  • Hamilton, Donald
  • Wyler, William
  • Hamilton, Donald
  • United Artists Corporation
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
  • Connors, Chuck
Runtime
167
Series statement
Western legends
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Ranching
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
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
other
Edition
DVD edition ; widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (167 min.)
Isbn
9780792849230
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
WESTERN 791.436278 BIG ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; Color ; CC ; D01Z ; REPAIR0710 ; Repair0808 wjm.
Other physical details
sound, color, monophonic
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
1001591
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o46804538
  • (Sirsi) o46804538
  • (Sirsi)771203
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
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
other
Edition
DVD edition ; widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (167 min.)
Isbn
9780792849230
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
WESTERN 791.436278 BIG ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; Color ; CC ; D01Z ; REPAIR0710 ; Repair0808 wjm.
Other physical details
sound, color, monophonic
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
1001591
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o46804538
  • (Sirsi) o46804538
  • (Sirsi)771203
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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