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Cast a giant shadow

Author: Melville ShavelsonKirk DouglasSenta BergerAngie DickinsonFrank SinatraAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part fact, part fiction, Cast a Giant Shadow powerfully dramatizes Israel's heroic 1947-48 struggle for independence. Both realistic war story and passionate romance, the film centers on the legendary David "Mickey" Marcus. Jewish-American general Marcus is called to the new state of Israel to build an army capable of withstanding its Arab foes.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
War films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: David Marcus
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Melville Shavelson; Kirk Douglas; Senta Berger; Angie Dickinson; Frank Sinatra; Yul Brynner; John Wayne; Ted Berkman; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.; Mirisch Corporation.
ISBN: 0792851943 9780792851943
OCLC Number: 50024991
Language Note: In English, French or Spanish with optional English, French, and Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1966.
Based on the book by Ted Berkman.
Special features include theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Aldo Tonti ; music, Elmer Bernstein ; film editors, Bert Bates, Gene Ruggiero.
Cast: Kirk Douglas, Senta Berger, Angie Dickinson, James Donald ; with special appearances by Frank Sinatra, Yul Brynner, John Wayne.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby Digital mono, widescreen (16:9; 2.35:1, enhanced for widescreen tv's), NTSC, Region 1.
Other Titles: Cast a giant shadow (Motion picture)
Responsibility: written for the screen and directed by Melville Shavelson ; Mirisch Corporation.

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Part fact, part fiction, Cast a Giant Shadow powerfully dramatizes Israel's heroic 1947-48 struggle for independence. Both realistic war story and passionate romance, the film centers on the legendary David "Mickey" Marcus. Jewish-American general Marcus is called to the new state of Israel to build an army capable of withstanding its Arab foes.

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