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Giant [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; screen play by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat ; produced by George Stevens and Henry Ginsberg ; directed by George Stevens.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library DVD 7512-7513 Disc 1 37684001103948 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Stan Getz Library DVD 7512-7513 Disc 2 37684001103949 Annex Copy hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781624040535
  • ISBN: 1624040535
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (201 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [Special edition]
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
Special features include: Disc 1. Introduction, commentary -- Disc 2. Memories of Giant, return to Giant, New York premiere telecast, Hollywood premiere, Giant stars are off to Texas, stills and documents, behind the scenes, behind the camera, trailers, A giant undertaking, George Stevens filmography, awards, cast & crew.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. Feature film (double-sided) -- Disc 2. Special features.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, William C. Mellor ; editor, William Hornbeck ; music, Dimitri Tiomkin.
Participant or Performer Note:
Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Caroll Baker, Jane Withers, Chill Wills, Mercedes McCambridge, Dennis Hopper, Sal Mineo, Rod Taylor, Judith Evelyn, Earl Holliman, Robert Nichols, Paul Fix, Alexander Scourby.
Summary, etc.:
Based on Edna Ferber's epic novel of a wealthy Texas cattle rancher who marries a strong-willed Virginia woman and the problems they encounter with politics and prejudices of the time. Bonus features include multiple documentaries.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: G CHV rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region1, widescreen; double sided disc; Dolby surround (English), mono (French).
Language Note:
English or French dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Awards Note:
Academy Award, 1957: Best director (Stevens)
National Film Registry selection, 2005.
Subject: Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968 > Film adaptations.
Ranchers > Drama.
Oil fields > Texas > Drama.
Families > Texas > Drama.
Ranch life > Texas > Drama.
Texas > Drama.
Genre: Film adaptations.
Western films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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