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Title Giant [electronic resource].

Publication Info. [United States] : Warner Bros., 1956.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 201 min.)) : sd., col.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
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online resource cr rdacarrier
digital rda
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Credits Directed by George Stevens.
Cast Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker, Jane Withers, Chill Wills, Mercedes McCambridge, Sal Mineo, Dennis Hopper, Judith Evelyn, Paul Fix.
Summary Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean and Rock Hudson star in a sweeping saga of jealousy, racism and the clash of cultures set in the vast Texas oilfields. Wealthy rancher Bick Benedict (Hudson) and dirt-poor cowboy Jett Rink (Dean) both woo Leslie Lynnton (Taylor) a beautiful young woman from Maryland who is new to Texas. She marries Benedict, but she is shocked by the racial bigotry of the White Texans against the local people of Mexican descent. Rink discovers oil on a small plot of land, and while he uses his vast, new wealth to buy all the land surrounding the Benedict ranch, the Benedict's disagreement over prejudice fuels conflict the runs across generations.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968. Giant -- Film adaptations.
Ranch life -- Texas -- Drama.
Families -- Texas -- Drama.
Marriage -- Drama.
Racism -- Texas -- Drama.
Oil wells -- Texas -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Marfa (Tex.) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Guiol, Fred, 1898-1964.
Moffat, Ivan.
Stevens, George, 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.
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Music No. MWT13529240

 
    
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