Giant
(DVD) 

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Published
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2013].
Edition
Two-disc special ed.
Language
English
UPC
085392322121, 012569706903

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
General Note
Based on the novel by Edna Ferber.
General Note
Special features: Disc 1, side A: Feature film (scenes 1-30) ; feature-length audio commentary by film critic Stephen Farber, screenwriter Ivan Moffat and George Stevens Jr. ; introduction by George Stevens Jr. Disc 1, side B: Feature film (scenes 31-56) ; documentary "George Stevens : filmmakers who knew him". 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; cast and crew.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, William C. Mellor; editor, William Hornbeck; music, Dimitri Tiomkin.
Participants/Performers
Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker, Jane Withers, Chill Wills, Mercedes McCambridge, Sal Mineo, Dennis Hopper, Judith Evelyn, Paul Fix.
Description
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.
System Details
DVD format, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language
Languages: English (Dolby surround stereo) or French (mono), subtitles: English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Awards
Academy Award for Best Director, George Stevens (1957).

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