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The Resource Bigger than life, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Cinemascope picture ; story and screenplay by Cyril Hume and Richard Maibaum ; produced by James Mason ; directed by Nicholas Ray

Bigger than life, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Cinemascope picture ; story and screenplay by Cyril Hume and Richard Maibaum ; produced by James Mason ; directed by Nicholas Ray

Label
Bigger than life
Title
Bigger than life
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox presents a Cinemascope picture ; story and screenplay by Cyril Hume and Richard Maibaum ; produced by James Mason ; directed by Nicholas Ray
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A friendly schoolteacher turns violent when he becomes addicted to an experimental painkiller he is prescribed for a painful health problem
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Joe MacDonald ; music, David Raksin ; editor, Louis Loeffler
Language note
In English; optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
James Mason, Barbara Rush, Walter Matthau, Robert Simon, Christopher Olsen, Roland Winters, Rusty Lane, Rachel Stephens, Kipp Hamilton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1909-1984
  • 1927-
  • 1946-
  • 1904-1989
  • 1899-1986.
  • 1900-1966.
  • 1909-1984
  • 1911-1979.
  • 1911-1994
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mason, James
  • Rush, Barbara
  • Matthau, Walter.
  • Simon, Robert
  • Olsen, Christopher
  • Winters, Roland
  • Lane, Rusty
  • Stephens, Rachel
  • Hamilton, Kipp.
  • Hume, Cyril
  • Maibaum, Richard.
  • Mason, James
  • Ray, Nicholas
  • Roueché, Berton
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
95
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
507
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drug addicts
  • Drug addiction
  • Male elementary school teachers
  • Drug addicts' spouses
  • Children of drug addicts
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Fathers and sons
  • Medication abuse
  • Cortisone
  • Suburban life
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Bigger than life, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Cinemascope picture ; story and screenplay by Cyril Hume and Richard Maibaum ; produced by James Mason ; directed by Nicholas Ray
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on an article in the New Yorker by Burton Roueché
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956
  • Bonus features: audio commentary by Geoff Andrew; "Profile of Nicholas Ray" a half-hour interview with the director; new video appreciation of "Bigger than life" with Jonathan Lethem; new video interview with Susan Ray; theatrical trailer; booklet featuring an essay by B. Kite
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Isbn
9781604652468
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515054812
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • CC1876D
  • CC1876D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn550640983
  • (Sirsi) o550640983
  • (OCoLC)550640983
  • 645094
  • 645094
System details
DVD, NTSC ; Dolby digital mono ; widescreen format (2.55:1 aspect ratio) ; region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Bigger than life, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Cinemascope picture ; story and screenplay by Cyril Hume and Richard Maibaum ; produced by James Mason ; directed by Nicholas Ray
Publication
Note
  • Based on an article in the New Yorker by Burton Roueché
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956
  • Bonus features: audio commentary by Geoff Andrew; "Profile of Nicholas Ray" a half-hour interview with the director; new video appreciation of "Bigger than life" with Jonathan Lethem; new video interview with Susan Ray; theatrical trailer; booklet featuring an essay by B. Kite
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Isbn
9781604652468
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515054812
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • CC1876D
  • CC1876D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn550640983
  • (Sirsi) o550640983
  • (OCoLC)550640983
  • 645094
  • 645094
System details
DVD, NTSC ; Dolby digital mono ; widescreen format (2.55:1 aspect ratio) ; region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD

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