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The Resource Giant, Giant Productions ; Warner Bros. ; screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens, (DVD)

Giant, Giant Productions ; Warner Bros. ; screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens, (DVD)

Label
Giant
Title
Giant
Statement of responsibility
Giant Productions ; Warner Bros. ; screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Bick Benedict, his society-gilded wife and three generations of land-rich Texas sons and daughters love, swagger, connive and clash in a monumental drama of family strife, racial bigotry and conflict between cattle barons and newly-rich oil tycoons
Cataloging source
CO2
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music composed and conducted by Dimitri Tiomkin
Intended audience
Rated G
Language note
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Languages: English (Dolby, surround, stereo) and French (mono); subtitles: English, French, and Spanish
PerformerNote
Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker, Jane Withers, Chill Wills, Mercedes McCambridge, Sal Mineo, Dennis Hopper, Judith Evelyn, Paul Fix
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1904-
  • 1898-1964
  • 1887-1968
  • 1932-
  • 1925-1985
  • 1931-1955
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stevens, George Cooper
  • Ginsberg, Henry
  • Moffat, Ivan
  • Guiol, Fred
  • Ferber, Edna
  • Taylor, Elizabeth
  • Hudson, Rock
  • Dean, James
  • Giant Productions
  • Warner Bros
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
201
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ranch life
  • Family
  • Marriage
Technique
live action
Label
Giant, Giant Productions ; Warner Bros. ; screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel "Giant" by Edna Ferber
  • Originally released in 1956 as a motion picture
  • DVD special features: disc 1. feature-lenth audiodocumentary by film critic Stephen Farber, screenwriter Ivan Moffat and George Stevens Jr., introduction by George Stevens Jr., documentary George Stevens: Filmmakers who knew him, interactive menus, scene access; disc 2. documentaries Memories of Giant and Return to Giant, in which cast, crew and Texans spin small and tall tales about the film's legacy, New York premiere TV special Hollywood premiere featurette, project kickoff newsreel, behind the cameras segments, original/reissue theatrical trailers, extensive production notes, production stills and documents galleries, interactive menus, director filmography, awards notes, documentary, scene access
Color
multicolored
Control code
  • a274769
  • ocm52393636
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen, two-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (201 min.)
Isbn
0125697069038
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
23221
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Giant, Giant Productions ; Warner Bros. ; screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel "Giant" by Edna Ferber
  • Originally released in 1956 as a motion picture
  • DVD special features: disc 1. feature-lenth audiodocumentary by film critic Stephen Farber, screenwriter Ivan Moffat and George Stevens Jr., introduction by George Stevens Jr., documentary George Stevens: Filmmakers who knew him, interactive menus, scene access; disc 2. documentaries Memories of Giant and Return to Giant, in which cast, crew and Texans spin small and tall tales about the film's legacy, New York premiere TV special Hollywood premiere featurette, project kickoff newsreel, behind the cameras segments, original/reissue theatrical trailers, extensive production notes, production stills and documents galleries, interactive menus, director filmography, awards notes, documentary, scene access
Color
multicolored
Control code
  • a274769
  • ocm52393636
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen, two-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (201 min.)
Isbn
0125697069038
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
23221
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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