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Released on October 10 of 1956 in the USA, "Giant" (also known as "Gigante, Il", "Giganten") is a Drama/Romance/Western film directed by George Stevens . Elizabeth Taylor is starring, alongside Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker, Jane Withers and Chill Wills.

Sometimes any man can be a giant . . .

Who directed "Giant":

Giant was directed by George Stevens, an American director, producer, cinematographer, actor, and writer.

Before directing Giant, George Stevens had directed Shane, released in 1953, Something to Live For (1952), A Place in the Sun (1951), I Remember Mama (1948), On Our Merry Way (1948), and The Talk of the Town (1942). Since, he directed The Diary of Anne Frank, released in 1959, The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965), The Only Game in Town (1970).

When was "Giant" released:

Giant was first released on Wednesday, October 10, 1956, in the United States. Also released on Wednesday, October 10, 1956 has been Man of Africa (dir. Cyril Frankel). This was sixty-three (63) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, January 09, 1957 in France; Wednesday, December 12, 1956 in Germany; Thursday, February 28, 1957 in Italy; Thursday, June 06, 1957 in Australia and on Wednesday, December 19, 1956 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "Giant":

At the casting of Giant we find Elizabeth Taylor, previously seen in The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954) and Beau Brummell (1954); Rock Hudson (Never Say Goodbye (1956), All That Heaven Allows (1955)); James Dean (Rebel Without a Cause (1955), East of Eden (1955)) [ more... ]

  • Mercedes McCambridge, Dennis Hopper and Paul Fix also appeared in Johnny Guitar, released in 1954.
  • Earl Holliman, Robert Nichols and Charles Watts can be seen in Don't Go Near the Water, released in 1957.
  • Dennis Hopper, Earl Holliman and Charles Watts can be seen in I Died a Thousand Times, released in 1955.
  • James Dean, Dennis Hopper and Sal Mineo can also be seen in Rebel Without a Cause, released in 1955.

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