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

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

Label
Giant
Title
Giant
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. presents a George Stevens production ; Giant Productions ; screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • 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
Related
Awards note
Academy Award for Best Director, George Stevens (1957).
Cataloging source
CO2
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, William C. Mellor ; editor, William Hornbeck ; music, Dimitri Tiomkin
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
Languages: English (Dolby surround stereo) or French (mono), subtitles: English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned
LC call number
PS3511.E46
LC item number
G46 2003
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
  • 1932-2011
  • 1925-1985
  • 1931-1955
  • 1931-
  • 1926-
  • 1902-1978
  • 1939-1976
  • 1936-2010
  • 1913-1967
  • 1901-1983
  • 1904-1975
  • 1898-1964
  • 1894-1979
  • 1887-1968
  • 1932-
  • 1903-1963
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Taylor, Elizabeth
  • Hudson, Rock
  • Dean, James
  • Baker, Carroll
  • Withers, Jane
  • Wills, Chill
  • McCambridge, Mercedes
  • Mineo, Sal
  • Hopper, Dennis
  • Evelyn, Judith
  • Fix, Paul
  • Stevens, George
  • Guiol, Fred
  • Moffat, Ivan
  • Ginsberg, Henry
  • Tiomkin, Dimitri
  • Ferber, Edna
  • Farber, Stephen
  • Stevens, George
  • Mellor, William C.
  • Giant Productions (Firm)
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
201
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ferber, Edna
  • Ranch life
  • Families
  • Marriage
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Giant, Warner Bros. presents a George Stevens production ; Giant Productions ; screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956
  • Based on the novel by Edna Ferber
  • Special features: Disc 1, side A: Feature film (scenes 1-30) ; feature-length audio commentary by film critic Stephen Farber, screenwriter Ivan Moffat and George Stevens Jr. ; introduction by George Stevens Jr. Disc 1, side B: Feature film (scenes 31-56) ; documentary "George Stevens : filmmakers who knew him". 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; director filmography; awards notes; cast and crew
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film -- Disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocm52393636
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (201 min.)
Isbn
9781419811012
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085392322121
  • 012569706903
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 23221
  • 70690
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 669841
  • (OCoLC)52393636
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Giant, Warner Bros. presents a George Stevens production ; Giant Productions ; screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956
  • Based on the novel by Edna Ferber
  • Special features: Disc 1, side A: Feature film (scenes 1-30) ; feature-length audio commentary by film critic Stephen Farber, screenwriter Ivan Moffat and George Stevens Jr. ; introduction by George Stevens Jr. Disc 1, side B: Feature film (scenes 31-56) ; documentary "George Stevens : filmmakers who knew him". 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; director filmography; awards notes; cast and crew
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film -- Disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocm52393636
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (201 min.)
Isbn
9781419811012
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085392322121
  • 012569706903
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 23221
  • 70690
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 669841
  • (OCoLC)52393636
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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