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The Resource Giant, Warner Brothers ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens ; screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat, (videorecording)

Giant, Warner Brothers ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens ; screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat, (videorecording)

Label
Giant
Title
Giant
Statement of responsibility
Warner Brothers ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens ; screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • 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
Awards note
Academy Awards: Best Director (1956)
Cataloging source
CGarP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, William C. Mellor; editor, William Hornbeck; music, Dimitri Tiomkin
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
Language note
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Includes audio tracks in English and French with subtitles in 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
  • 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 Cooper
  • 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 (Firm)
  • Warner Bros
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
201
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ferber, Edna
  • Ranch life
  • Families
  • Marriage
  • Feature films
  • Texas
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Giant, Warner Brothers ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens ; screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Edna Ferber
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1956
  • 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
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 201 min.)
Isbn
9781419811012
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929280353
Other physical details
sd., col. & b&w
Publisher number
70690
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbu00089914
  • 716486
System details
DVD (double sided) ; Dolby digital ; widescreen presentation
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Giant, Warner Brothers ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens ; screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Edna Ferber
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1956
  • 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
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 201 min.)
Isbn
9781419811012
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929280353
Other physical details
sd., col. & b&w
Publisher number
70690
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbu00089914
  • 716486
System details
DVD (double sided) ; Dolby digital ; widescreen presentation
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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