Of interest to CMGL, is a possible Tiffany lamp shown in bedroom scene halfway through film.
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).
English (Dolby surround stereo) or dubbed French (mono) language tracks ; optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish ; closed-captioned [feature only].
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; dual-layer format [disc 1] ; Dolby Digital audio.
MPAA rating: G [re-rated in 1970].
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.
Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker, Jane Withers, Chill Wills, Mercedes McCambridge, Sal Mineo, Dennis Hopper, Judith Evelyn, Paul Fix.
Director of photography, William C. Mellor ; editor, William Hornbeck ; music composed and conducted by Dimitri Tiomkin.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.