Big Country, The (1958)
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Gregory Peck James McKay
Jean Simmons Julie Maragon
Carroll Baker Pat Terrill
Charlton Heston Steve Leech
Burl Ives Rufus Hannassey
Charles Bickford Maj. Henry Terrill
Alfonso Bedoya Ramon
Chuck Connors Buck Hannassey
Chuck Hayward Rafe
Buff Brady Dude
Movie Details
Genre Western
Director William Wyler
Studio United Artists; MGM (Video & DVD)
Language English
Audience Rating NR
Running Time 2 hr 48 mins
Country USA
Color Color
William Wyler directed this epic Western, about the clash of East and West, intellect and action. Gregory Peck stars as a sea captain who moves way out West to marry Carroll Baker and become part of the ranch owned by her father (Charles Bickford). But he discovers that daddy's top hand (Charlton Heston) carries a torch for Baker and doesn't particularly like Peck stepping into his place. Peck also finds himself caught in the midst of a power struggle between Bickford and his surly neighbor, Burl Ives (and his reprehensibly bullying son, Chuck Connors). This long, sprawling tale works because its characters are played by movie stars who know how to command the big screen in a big story. --Marshall Fine
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Index 885
Collection Status In Collection
Purchase Date 11/21/03
Store Copy
Owner NF
Links IMDB
Amazon US
Folder 007
Product Details
Format DVD
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio Widescreen 2.35:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Layers Single side, dual layer
UPC 027616859013
Chapters 16
Release Date 2001
Subtitles French; Spanish
Packaging Keep Case
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Mono [CC]
FRENCH: Dolby Digital Mono
English Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono
French Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono
Spanish Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Extra Features
Color Closed-captioned Widescreen