The Resource Bigger than life, Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; story and screenplay, Cyril Hume and Richard Maibaum ; produced by James Mason ; directed by Nicholas Ray, (videorecording)

Bigger than life, Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; story and screenplay, Cyril Hume and Richard Maibaum ; produced by James Mason ; directed by Nicholas Ray, (videorecording)

Label
Bigger than life
Title
Bigger than life
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; story and screenplay, Cyril Hume and Richard Maibaum ; produced by James Mason ; directed by Nicholas Ray
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A friendly schoolteacher turns violent when he becomes addicted to a 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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
  • In English; optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B54 2010
PerformerNote
James Mason, Barbara Rush, Walter Matthau, Robert Simon, Christopher Olsen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1900-1966
  • 1911-1979
  • 1909-1984
  • 1927-
  • 1946-
  • 1911-1994
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hume, Cyril
  • Maibaum, Richard
  • Ray, Nicholas
  • Mason, James
  • Rush, Barbara
  • Matthau, Walter
  • Simon, Robert
  • Olsen, Christopher
  • Raksin, David
  • Roueché, Berton
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
95
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drug addicts
  • Teachers
  • Families
  • Fathers and sons
  • Cortisone
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Bigger than life, Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; story and screenplay, Cyril Hume and Richard Maibaum ; produced by James Mason ; directed by Nicholas Ray, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on an article in the New Yorker by Burton Roueché
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1956
  • Bonus features: audio commentary by Geoff Andrew, "Profile of Nicholas Ray", new video appreciation of "Bigger than life" by Jonathan Lethem, new video interview with Susan Ray, theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Isbn
9781604652468
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515054812
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1876
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn550640983
  • (OCoLC)550640983
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 ; story and screenplay, Cyril Hume and Richard Maibaum ; produced by James Mason ; directed by Nicholas Ray, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on an article in the New Yorker by Burton Roueché
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1956
  • Bonus features: audio commentary by Geoff Andrew, "Profile of Nicholas Ray", new video appreciation of "Bigger than life" by Jonathan Lethem, new video interview with Susan Ray, theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Isbn
9781604652468
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515054812
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1876
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn550640983
  • (OCoLC)550640983
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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