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Author: Fred GuiolIvan MoffatGeorge StevensHenry GinsbergEdna FerberAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Two-disc special edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: National Film Registry
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Film adaptations
Western films
Epic films
Drama
Named Person: Edna Ferber
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Guiol; Ivan Moffat; George Stevens; Henry Ginsberg; Edna Ferber; Elizabeth Taylor; Rock Hudson; James Dean; Carroll Baker; Jane Withers; Chill Wills; Mercedes McCambridge; Sal Mineo; Dennis Hopper; Judith Evelyn; Paul Fix; Dimitri Tiomkin; Stephen Farber; Don Henley; Gig Young; Giant Productions (Firm); Warner Bros.; Warner Home Video (Firm); Trans-Pecos Productions.; Du Mont Broadcasting Corporation.
ISBN: 1419811010 9781419811012
OCLC Number: 60610244
Language Note: English (Dolby surround stereo) or dubbed French (mono) language tracks ; optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish ; closed-captioned [feature only].
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
Credits: Director of photography, William C. Mellor ; editor, William Hornbeck ; music composed and conducted by Dimitri Tiomkin.
Cast: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker, Jane Withers, Chill Wills, Mercedes McCambridge, Sal Mineo, Dennis Hopper, Judith Evelyn, Paul Fix.
Awards: 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).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: G [re-rated in 1970].
Description: 2 videodiscs (201 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; dual-layer format [disc 1] ; Dolby Digital audio.
Contents: Disc. 1 Feature (201 min.) --
Disc. 2 Bonus materials.
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.

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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.

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