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

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

Label
Giant
Title
Giant
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a George Stevens production ; screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • mul
  • eng
  • cze
  • fre
  • ger
  • ita
  • pol
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
  • The film portrays the epic tale of three generations of Texans. A wealthy Texas cattle rancher, Bick Benedict, marries Leslie, a strong-willed Virginia woman, and soon encounter problems that stem from the politics and prejudices of the time. In addition, the family confronts a rivalry with cowboy and (later oil tycoon) Jett Rink
  • Bonus features: Blu-ray: commentary soundtrack, introduction by George Steven Jr., George Stevens: filmmakers who knew him -- [DVD 1]: special features -- [DVD 2]: George Stevens: A filmmaker's journey
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Giant (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, William C. Mellor ; editor, William Hornbeck ; music, Dimitri Tiomkin
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
English, or dubbed French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Czech and Polish soundtracks; optional subtitles: English French, German or Italian (SDH) subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Czech, Danish, Finnish, Hebrew, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Swedish or Turkish
PerformerNote
Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker, Mercedes McCambridge, Dennis Hopper, Sal Mineo, Chill Wills, Jane Withers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1904-1975
  • 1898-1964
  • 1932-2011
  • 1925-1985
  • 1931-1955
  • 1931-
  • 1926-
  • 1902-1978
  • 1939-1976
  • 1936-2010
  • 1887-1968
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stevens, George
  • Ginsberg, Henry
  • Guiol, Fred
  • Moffat, Ivan
  • Taylor, Elizabeth
  • McCambridge, Mercedes
  • Hudson, Rock
  • Dean, James
  • Baker, Carroll
  • Withers, Jane
  • Wills, Chill
  • Mineo, Sal
  • Hopper, Dennis
  • Ferber, Edna
Runtime
201
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ranchers
  • Families
  • Oil fields
  • Texas
Technique
live action
Label
Giant, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a George Stevens production ; screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens, (videorecording Blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1956
  • Based on the novel by Edna Ferber
  • Audio and subtitles options are listed incorrectly on container
  • "Director George Steven's sweeping saga of family conflict and social consciousness based on Edna Ferber's best seller."
Accompanying material
2 videodiscs (DVD)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (201 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929272501
  • 883929292547
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1000339738
  • 2000078826
  • 2000090341
  • 2000088176
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)858313279
  • (OCoLC)ocn858313279
  • 650816
System details
  • Blu-ray; widescreen (1.66:1 aspect ratio); DTS-HD master audio 2.0; requires Blu-ray player (feature)
  • DVD (special features)
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Giant, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a George Stevens production ; screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens, (videorecording Blu-ray)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1956
  • Based on the novel by Edna Ferber
  • Audio and subtitles options are listed incorrectly on container
  • "Director George Steven's sweeping saga of family conflict and social consciousness based on Edna Ferber's best seller."
Accompanying material
2 videodiscs (DVD)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (201 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929272501
  • 883929292547
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1000339738
  • 2000078826
  • 2000090341
  • 2000088176
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)858313279
  • (OCoLC)ocn858313279
  • 650816
System details
  • Blu-ray; widescreen (1.66:1 aspect ratio); DTS-HD master audio 2.0; requires Blu-ray player (feature)
  • DVD (special features)
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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