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

Imprint [United States] : Warner Home Video, 2008.


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Edition Special ed. ; Widescreen ed.
Description 3 videodiscs (164 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, region 1, letterbox widescreen presentation (2.89 aspect ratio) ; Dolby Digital surround stereo. ; dual-layer format.
Language English or French dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Cast 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 Morgan, Thelma Ritter, Mickey Shaugnessy, Russ Tamblyn.
Performer Narrator, Spencer Tracy.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
Audience Rating: G.
Summary This saga follows a family's move west through generations. Restored clarity eliminates the film's original panoramic three-panel join lines.
Note 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: Comprehensive documentary about the revolutionary movie exhibition process.
Contents Special features: disc 1 and 2. The movie -- Commentary by filmmker David Strohmaer, director of Cinerama, Inc. Jon Sittig, film historian Rudy Behlmer, music historian Jon Burlingame and stuntman Loren James -- Theatrical trailer -- Language: English Dolby surround 5.1 ; French Dolby surround 5.1 -- Subtitles (feature only): English, French, Spanish, Japanese, Thai.
Credits Writer, James R. Webb ; directors, Henry Hathaway, John Ford, George Marshall ; producer, Bernard Smith ; music, Alfred Newman.
Subject Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Drama.
West (U.S.) -- History -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Western films.
Historical films.
Fiction films.
Action and adventure films.
Romance films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Webb, James R., screenwriter.
Hathaway, Henry, 1898-1985, director.
Ford, John, 1894-1973, director.
Marshall, George, 1891-1975, director.
Smith, Bernard, 1907-1999, producer.
Baker, Carroll, 1931- actor.
Cobb, Lee J., 1911-1976, actor.
Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982, actor.
Jones, Carolyn, 1930-1983, actor.
Malden, Karl, actor.
Peck, Gregory, 1916-2003.
Peppard, George, actor.
Preston, Robert, 1918-1987, actor.
Reynolds, Debbie, actor.
Stewart, James, 1908-1997, actor.
Wallach, Eli, 1915-2014, actor.
Wayne, John, 1907-1979, actor.
Widmark, Richard, actor.
Bazlen, Brigid, 1944-1989, actor.
Tracy, Spencer, 1900-1967, narrator.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 141986145X
Standard No. 012569799714
Music No. 1000019114 Warner Home Video

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