Giant [videorecording] / 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.

Title: 
Giant [videorecording] / 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.
Publisher: 
Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, Ã2005.
Description: 
2 videodiscs (201 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Authors: 
Guiol, Fred, 1898-1964.
Moffat, Ivan.
Stevens, George Cooper, 1904-1975.
Ginsberg, Henry.
Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968.
Taylor, Elizabeth, 1932-2011.
Hudson, Rock, 1925-1985.
Dean, James, 1931-1955.
Baker, Carroll, 1931-
Withers, Jane, 1926-
Wills, Chill, 1902-1978.
McCambridge, Mercedes.
Mineo, Sal, 1939-1976.
Hopper, Dennis, 1936-2010.
Evelyn, Judith, 1913-1967.
Fix, Paul, 1901-1983.
Tiomkin, Dimitri, 1894-1979.
Farber, Stephen.
Henley, Don.
Young, Gig, 1913-1978.
Giant Productions.
Warner Bros.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Trans Pecos Productions.
Du Mont Broadcasting Corporation.
Edition: 
Two-disc special ed.
Format of Material: 
Video
Bib ID: 
125366
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Location: 
Audio/Video Collection
Call Number: 
Giant
Holdings Note: 
DVD
Notes: 
Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
Commercially available.
Director of photography, William C. Mellor ; editor, William Hornbeck ; music composed and conducted by Dimitri Tiomkin.
Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker, Jane Withers, Chill Wills, Mercedes McCambridge, Sal Mineo, Dennis Hopper, Judith Evelyn, Paul Fix.
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.
MPAA rating: G [re-rated in 1970].
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; dual-layer format [disc 1] ; Dolby Digital audio.
English (Dolby surround stereo) or dubbed French (mono) language tracks ; optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish ; closed-captioned [feature only].
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).
Of interest to CMGL, is a possible Tiffany lamp shown in bedroom scene halfway through film.
Contents: 
Disc 1: Side A: Feature [part 1] (ca. 108 min.) --
Special features: Optional audio feature commentary with George Stevens, Jr., screenwriter Ivan Moffat, and film critic Stephen Farber ; Introduction by George Stevens, Jr. (recorded in 1996 for the film's 40th anniversary ; ca. 3 min.) --
Side B: Feature [part 2] (ca. 93 min.) --
Special features: Optional audio feature commentary with George Stevens, Jr., screenwriter Ivan Moffat, and film critic Stephen Farber --
George Stevens: Filmmakers who knew him (featuring interviews with Warren Beatty, Frank Capra, Rouben Mamoulian, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Alan J. Pakula, Antonio Vellani, Robert Wise, Fred Zinnemann ; ca. 46 min. ; producer-editor, Mark Muheim ; Ã2001, Creative Film Center, Inc.) --
Disc Two : Memories of Giant (ca. 52 min., Ã1998, Warner Home Video) --
Return to Giant (ca. 55 min. ; written and produced by Kirby Warnock ; directed by Jim Brennan ; narrated by Don Henley ; Ã1996 Trans Pecos Productions) --
New York Premiere telecast (ca. 29 min. ; A DuMont Special Events Telecast ; hosted by Chill Wills and Jayne Meadows) --
Newsreel clip: 'Giant' stars are off to Texas (ca. 40 sec., Camera: Van der Veer, Warner Pathâe News) --
Stills gallery --
Documents --
Behind the cameras: On location in Marfa, Texas (ca. 6 min., hosted by Gig Young) --
Behind the cameras: A visit with Dimitri Tiomkin (ca. 7 min., hosted by Gig Young) --
Trailers --
A Giant undertaking [text feature] --
George Stevens filmography [text feature] --
Awards [text feature] --
Cast & crew [text feature].
ISBN: 
1419811010
9781419811012