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How the West was won [videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Cinerama ; written by James R. Webb ; directed by John Ford, George Marshall, Henry Hathaway ; produced by Bernard Smith.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library DVD 7556-7558 disc 1 37684001104159 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Stan Getz Library DVD 7556-7558 disc 2 37684001104160 Annex Copy hold Available -
Stan Getz Library DVD 7556-7558 disc 3 37684001104161 Annex Copy hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 141986145X
  • ISBN: 9781419861451
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (164 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Three-disc special ed.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Turner Entertainment Co. ; [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Suggested by the series "How the west was won" which appeared in Life magazine.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
Special features: Commentary by filmmaker David Strohmaier, director of Cinerama, Inc. John Sittig, film historian Rudy Behlmer, music historian Jon Burlingame and stuntman Loren James; theatrical trailer; Cinerama adventure (documentary).
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. The movie : part 1 -- Disc 2. The movie : part 2 -- Disc 3. Special features.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directors of photography, William H. Daniels [and others] ; art director, George Davis [and others] ; editor, Harold F. Kress ; music, Alfred Newman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Carroll Baker, Lee J. Cobb, Henry Fonda, Carolyn Jones, Karl Malden, Gregory Peck, George Peppard, Robert Preston, Debbie Reynolds, James Stewart, Eli Wallach, John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Brigid Bazlen, Walter Brennan, David Brian, Andy Devine, Raymond Massey, Agnes Moorehead, Henry (Harry) Morgan, Thelma Ritter, Mickey Shaughnessy, Russ Tamblyn, and Spencer Tracy.
Summary, etc.:
Follows three generations of one family and their struggles in the West.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: G.
System Details Note:
DVD ; NTSC ; Dolby Digital surround 5.1 (English/French), dual layer format ; widescreen version (2.89:1 aspect ratio).
Language Note:
English or French dialogue with optional English, French, Spanish, Japanese and Thai subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Subject: Frontier and pioneer life > West (U.S.) > Drama.
West (U.S.) > History > Drama.

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