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The Resource The big country, United Artists presents ; screenplay by James R. Webb & Sy Bartlett, Robert Wilder ; adaptation by Jessamyn West & Robert Wyler ; produced by William Wyler & Gregory Peck ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording)

The big country, United Artists presents ; screenplay by James R. Webb & Sy Bartlett, Robert Wilder ; adaptation by Jessamyn West & Robert Wyler ; produced by William Wyler & Gregory Peck ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording)

Label
The big country
Title
The big country
Statement of responsibility
United Artists presents ; screenplay by James R. Webb & Sy Bartlett, Robert Wilder ; adaptation by Jessamyn West & Robert Wyler ; produced by William Wyler & Gregory Peck ; directed by William Wyler
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfre
  • frespa
  • eng
Summary
A ship's captain ventures west to find a hotbed of jealousy, hatred and dangerous rivalries. As the reluctant hero is thrust into the maelstrom, he must summon all of his resolve to save not only his own life but the life of the woman he loves
Cataloging source
ICrlFAR
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Franz F. Planer ; editors, Robert Belcher, John Faure ; music by Jerome Moross
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 813/.54
Language note
  • Soundtrack in English or French; subtitles in French or Spanish
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B54 2001
PerformerNote
Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston, Burl Ives, Charles Bickford
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1916-2003
  • 1929-2010
  • 1931-
  • 1909-1995
  • 1889-1967
  • 1900-1978
  • 1900-1971
  • 1902-1981
  • 1916-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Peck, Gregory
  • Simmons, Jean
  • Baker, Carroll
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Ives, Burl
  • Bickford, Charles
  • Webb, James R
  • Bartlett, Sy
  • Wilder, Robert
  • West, Jessamyn
  • Wyler, Robert
  • Wyler, William
  • Hamilton, Donald
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
  • United Artists Corporation
Runtime
167
Series statement
Western legends
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Man-woman relationship
  • Closed caption video recordings
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The big country, United Artists presents ; screenplay by James R. Webb & Sy Bartlett, Robert Wilder ; adaptation by Jessamyn West & Robert Wyler ; produced by William Wyler & Gregory Peck ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Donald Hamilton
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1958
  • Includes original theatrical trailer
  • "Enhanced for widescreen TVs" --Container
Color
  • multicolored
  • mixed
Configuration of playback channels
  • stereophonic
  • monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 47 min.)
Isbn
9780792849230
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616859013
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
1001591
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (IMchF)fol08097842
  • (HSHG)10D2B1BF996B432A99958DE4BA45B9E8
  • 60101
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono.; region 1
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • laserdisc
Label
The big country, United Artists presents ; screenplay by James R. Webb & Sy Bartlett, Robert Wilder ; adaptation by Jessamyn West & Robert Wyler ; produced by William Wyler & Gregory Peck ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Donald Hamilton
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1958
  • Includes original theatrical trailer
  • "Enhanced for widescreen TVs" --Container
Color
  • multicolored
  • mixed
Configuration of playback channels
  • stereophonic
  • monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 47 min.)
Isbn
9780792849230
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616859013
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
1001591
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (IMchF)fol08097842
  • (HSHG)10D2B1BF996B432A99958DE4BA45B9E8
  • 60101
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono.; region 1
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • laserdisc

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