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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, (videorecording)

Giant, Giant Productions ; Warner Bros. ; 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
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
LC call number
PS3511.E46
LC item number
G52 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
  • 1898-1964
  • 1904-1975
  • 1932-
  • 1925-1985
  • 1931-1955
  • 1931-
  • 1926-
  • 1902-1978
  • 1936-
  • 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
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
201
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ranch life
  • Family
  • Marriage
  • Ranch life
  • Family
  • 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, (videorecording)
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
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
  • ocm52393636
  • (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, (videorecording)
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
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
  • ocm52393636
  • (OCoLC)52393636
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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