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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

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

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
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
Cataloging source
CO2
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, William C. Mellor; editor, William Hornbeck; music, Dimitri Tiomkin
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Languages: English (Dolby surround stereo) or French (mono), subtitles: English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned
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
  • 1898-1964
  • 1904-1975
  • 1932-2011
  • 1925-1985
  • 1931-1955
  • 1931-
  • 1926-
  • 1902-1978
  • 1939-1976
  • 1936-2010
  • 1913-1967
  • 1901-1983
  • 1894-1979
  • 1887-1968
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Guiol, Fred
  • Moffat, Ivan
  • Stevens, George
  • Ginsberg, Henry
  • Taylor, Elizabeth
  • Hudson, Rock
  • Dean, James
  • Baker, Carroll
  • Withers, Jane
  • Wills, Chill
  • McCambridge, Mercedes
  • Mineo, Sal
  • Hopper, Dennis
  • Evelyn, Judith
  • Fix, Paul
  • Tiomkin, Dimitri
  • Ferber, Edna
  • Giant Productions
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
201
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ranch life
  • Families
  • Marriage
Target audience
general
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1956
  • Based on the novel by Edna Ferber
  • Special features: Disc 1. Feature-length audio commentary by film critic Stephen Farber, screenwriter Ivan Moffat and George Stevens Jr., introduction by George Stevens Jr.; documentary "George Stevens : filmmakers who knew him"; 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; director filmography; awards notes; documentary; scene access
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1045500
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (201 min.)
Isbn
9781419811012
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085392322121
  • 012569706903
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 23221
  • 70690
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1045500
  • (Sirsi) 1045500
  • (OCoLC)52393636
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
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
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1956
  • Based on the novel by Edna Ferber
  • Special features: Disc 1. Feature-length audio commentary by film critic Stephen Farber, screenwriter Ivan Moffat and George Stevens Jr., introduction by George Stevens Jr.; documentary "George Stevens : filmmakers who knew him"; 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; director filmography; awards notes; documentary; scene access
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1045500
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (201 min.)
Isbn
9781419811012
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085392322121
  • 012569706903
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 23221
  • 70690
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1045500
  • (Sirsi) 1045500
  • (OCoLC)52393636
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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