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The Resource Giant, A George Stevens Production ; Giant Productions ; Warner Bros. ; screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat, from the novel by Edna Ferber ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens

Giant, A George Stevens Production ; Giant Productions ; Warner Bros. ; screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat, from the novel by Edna Ferber ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens

Label
Giant
Title
Giant
Statement of responsibility
A George Stevens Production ; Giant Productions ; Warner Bros. ; screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat, from the novel by Edna Ferber ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • 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
Named to the National Film Registry in 2005 by the Library of Congress ; Winner: Best Director (George Stevens) -- Nominees: Best Actor (James Dean, Rock Hudson), Best Picture, 1956 Academy Awards (USA) ; Winner, Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures (George Stevens, Joseph E. Rickards), Directors Guild of America, 1957 -- American Film Institute 100 Greatest American Movies (1998).
Cataloging source
EOW
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, William C. Mellor ; editor, William Hornbeck ; music composed and conducted by Dimitri Tiomkin
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G [re-rated in 1970]
Language note
English (Dolby surround stereo) or dubbed French (mono) language tracks ; optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish ; closed-captioned [feature only]
LC call number
PZ15.S738
LC item number
G52 2005
PerformerNote
Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker, Jane Withers, Chill Wills, Mercedes McCambridge, Sal Mineo, Dennis Hopper, Judith Evelyn, Paul Fix
Runtime
201
Technique
live action
Label
Giant, A George Stevens Production ; Giant Productions ; Warner Bros. ; screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat, from the novel by Edna Ferber ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1956
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1: Side A: Feature [part 1] (ca. 108 min.) -- Special features: Optional audio feature commentary with George Stevens, Jr., screenwriter Ivan Moffat, and film critic Stephen Farber ; Introduction by George Stevens, Jr. (recorded in 1996 for the film's 40th anniversary ; ca. 3 min.) -- Side B: Feature [part 2] (ca. 93 min.) -- Special features: Optional audio feature commentary with George Stevens, Jr., screenwriter Ivan Moffat, and film critic Stephen Farber -- George Stevens: Filmmakers who knew him (featuring interviews with Warren Beatty, Frank Capra, Rouben Mamoulian, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Alan J. Pakula, Antonio Vellani, Robert Wise, Fred Zinnemann ; ca. 46 min. ; producer-editor, Mark Muheim ; ©2001, Creative Film Center, Inc.)
  • Disc Two : Memories of Giant (ca. 52 min., ©1998, Warner Home Video) -- Return to Giant (ca. 55 min. ; written and produced by Kirby Warnock ; directed by Jim Brennan ; narrated by Don Henley ; ©1996 Trans Pecos Productions) -- New York Premiere telecast (ca. 29 min. ; A DuMont Special Events Telecast ; hosted by Chill Wills and Jayne Meadows) -- Newsreel clip: 'Giant' stars are off to Texas (ca. 40 sec., Camera: Van der Veer, Warner Pathé News) -- Stills gallery -- Documents -- Behind the cameras: On location in Marfa, Texas (ca. 6 min., hosted by Gig Young) -- Behind the cameras: A visit with Dimitri Tiomkin (ca. 7 min., hosted by Gig Young) -- Trailers -- A Giant undertaking [text feature] -- George Stevens filmography [text feature] -- Awards [text feature] -- Cast & crew [text feature]
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (201 min.)
Isbn
9781419811012
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVDC 5251
Other control number
012569706903
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
70690
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm60610244
  • (IMDb)tt0049261
  • (OCoLC)ocn889257128
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; dual-layer format [disc 1] ; Dolby Digital audio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Giant, A George Stevens Production ; Giant Productions ; Warner Bros. ; screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat, from the novel by Edna Ferber ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1956
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1: Side A: Feature [part 1] (ca. 108 min.) -- Special features: Optional audio feature commentary with George Stevens, Jr., screenwriter Ivan Moffat, and film critic Stephen Farber ; Introduction by George Stevens, Jr. (recorded in 1996 for the film's 40th anniversary ; ca. 3 min.) -- Side B: Feature [part 2] (ca. 93 min.) -- Special features: Optional audio feature commentary with George Stevens, Jr., screenwriter Ivan Moffat, and film critic Stephen Farber -- George Stevens: Filmmakers who knew him (featuring interviews with Warren Beatty, Frank Capra, Rouben Mamoulian, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Alan J. Pakula, Antonio Vellani, Robert Wise, Fred Zinnemann ; ca. 46 min. ; producer-editor, Mark Muheim ; ©2001, Creative Film Center, Inc.)
  • Disc Two : Memories of Giant (ca. 52 min., ©1998, Warner Home Video) -- Return to Giant (ca. 55 min. ; written and produced by Kirby Warnock ; directed by Jim Brennan ; narrated by Don Henley ; ©1996 Trans Pecos Productions) -- New York Premiere telecast (ca. 29 min. ; A DuMont Special Events Telecast ; hosted by Chill Wills and Jayne Meadows) -- Newsreel clip: 'Giant' stars are off to Texas (ca. 40 sec., Camera: Van der Veer, Warner Pathé News) -- Stills gallery -- Documents -- Behind the cameras: On location in Marfa, Texas (ca. 6 min., hosted by Gig Young) -- Behind the cameras: A visit with Dimitri Tiomkin (ca. 7 min., hosted by Gig Young) -- Trailers -- A Giant undertaking [text feature] -- George Stevens filmography [text feature] -- Awards [text feature] -- Cast & crew [text feature]
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (201 min.)
Isbn
9781419811012
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVDC 5251
Other control number
012569706903
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
70690
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm60610244
  • (IMDb)tt0049261
  • (OCoLC)ocn889257128
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; dual-layer format [disc 1] ; Dolby Digital audio
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
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