The Big Land1957

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The Big Land
Directed by:
Gordon Douglas

Released on March 01 of 1957 in the USA, "The Big Land" (also known as "Herrscher über weites Land", "Orizzonti lontani", "Stampeded") is a Western film directed by Gordon Douglas , starring Alan Ladd, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien, Anthony Caruso, Julie Bishop and John Qualen.

Who directed "The Big Land":

The Big Land was directed by Gordon Douglas, an American director, writer, actor, and producer.

Before The Big Land, Gordon Douglas had directed Santiago, released in 1956, The McConnell Story (1955), Young at Heart (1954), Them! (1954), Them! (1954), and So This Is Love (1953). Since, he directed Bombers B-52, released in 1957, The Fiend Who Walked the West (1958), Up Periscope (1959), Yellowstone Kelly (1959), The Sins of Rachel Cade (1961), and Follow That Dream (1962).

When was "The Big Land" released:

The Big Land was initially released on Friday, March 01, 1957, in the United States. Also released on this day were The Delinquents (dir. Robert Altman) and Voodoo Woman (dir. Edward L. Cahn). This was sixty-two (62) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, September 13, 1957 in France and on Thursday, July 04, 1957 in Germany.

What is the cast of "The Big Land":

At the casting of The Big Land we find Alan Ladd, previously seen in A Cry in the Night (1956) and Santiago (1956); Virginia Mayo (Congo Crossing (1956), Great Day in the Morning (1956)); Edmond O'Brien (The Girl Can't Help It (1956), The Rack (1956)) [ more... ]

  • George J. Lewis and Alan Ladd, Edmond O'Brien, Anthony Caruso can also be seen in A Cry in the Night, released in 1956.
  • George J. Lewis and Alan Ladd, Virginia Mayo, Anthony Caruso can also be seen in The Iron Mistress, released in 1952.
  • George J. Lewis and Alan Ladd, Anthony Caruso also appeared in Desert Legion, released in 1953.
  • George J. Lewis and Alan Ladd, Anthony Caruso also appeared together in Drum Beat, released in 1954.
  • Alan Ladd, Anthony Caruso and George J. Lewis have all also be seen in Hell on Frisco Bay, released in 1955.
  • George J. Lewis and Alan Ladd, Anthony Caruso also appeared together in Saskatchewan, released in 1954.

What is the Storyline of "The Big Land":

Back home in Texas following the Civil War, former Confederate officer Chad Morgan (Alan Ladd) leads a cattle drive to Missouri, assuring fellow ranchers that their stock will bring $10 a head at auction. Instead, ruthless cattle baron Brog (Anthony Caruso) has scared off all competition and offers much less.

Blamed for what happened, Morgan chooses not to return to Texas. He spends a night in a livery stable and meets town drunk Joe Jagger (Edmond O'Brien), who is nearly lynched for trying to steal [...]

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