It's a Big Country1951

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It's a Big Country
Directed by:
Clarence Brown, Don Hartman, John Sturges, Richard Thorpe, Charles Vidor, Don Weis and William A. Wellman

Directed by Clarence Brown, Don Hartman, John Sturges, Richard Thorpe, Charles Vidor, Don Weis and William A. Wellman, "It's a Big Country" is a Comedy/Drama film, released in the USA on November 20 of 1951 , starring Ethel Barrymore, Keefe Brasselle, Gary Cooper, Nancy Davis, Van Johnson and Gene Kelly.

Who is the director of "It's a Big Country":

It's a Big Country was directed by Clarence Brown, Don Hartman, John Sturges, Richard Thorpe, Charles Vidor, Don Weis and William A. Wellman.

Clarence Brown was an American director, producer, and actor. Before directing It's a Big Country, he had directed Angels in the Outfield, released in 1951, To Please a Lady (1950), Intruder in the Dust (1949), The Yearling (1946), National Velvet (1944), and The White Cliffs of Dover (1944). Since, Clarence Brown directed When in Rome, released in 1952, Plymouth Adventure (1952).

Don Hartman was an American screenwriter, writer, producer, director, actor, and composer. Before making It's a Big Country, he had directed Mr. Imperium, released in 1951, Holiday Affair (1949), Every Girl Should Be Married (1948), It Had to Be You (1947).

John Sturges was an American director, and producer. Before making It's a Big Country, he had directed The People Against O'Hara, released in 1951, Kind Lady (1951), Right Cross (1950), Mystery Street (1950), The Capture (1950), and The Magnificent Yankee (1950). Since, John Sturges directed The Girl in White, released in 1952, Jeopardy (1953), Fast Company (1953), Escape from Fort Bravo (1953), Bad Day at Black Rock (1955), and Underwater! (1955).

Richard Thorpe was an American director, writer, actor, and producer. Before making It's a Big Country, he had directed The Great Caruso, released in 1951, Vengeance Valley (1951), Three Little Words (1950), Malaya (1949), Challenge to Lassie (1949), and Big Jack (1949). Since, Richard Thorpe directed The Unknown Man, released in 1951, Ivanhoe (1952), The Prisoner of Zenda (1952), Knights of the Round Table (1953), The Girl Who Had Everything (1953), and All the Brothers Were Valiant (1953).

Charles Vidor was a director, and producer. Before making It's a Big Country, he had directed The Loves of Carmen, released in 1948, Over 21 (1945), A Song to Remember (1945), Cover Girl (1944), The Desperadoes (1943), and The Tuttles of Tahiti (1942). Since, Charles Vidor directed Hans Christian Andersen, released in 1952, Thunder in the East (1952), Rhapsody (1954), Love Me or Leave Me (1955), The Swan (1956), and A Farewell to Arms (1957).

Don Weis was an American director, and producer. Before directing It's a Big Country, he had directed . Since, Don Weis directed I Love Melvin, released in 1953, A Slight Case of Larceny (1953), The Affairs of Dobie Gillis (1953), The Adventures of Hajji Baba (1954), The Gene Krupa Story (1959), and Critic's Choice (1963).

William A. Wellman was an American director, producer, writer, screenwriter, and actor. Before making It's a Big Country, he had directed Across the Wide Missouri, released in 1951, The Next Voice You Hear... (1950), Battleground (1949), Yellow Sky (1948), The Iron Curtain (1948), and Magic Town (1947). Since, William A. Wellman directed Westward the Women, released in 1951, Island in the Sky (1953), The High and the Mighty (1954), Track of the Cat (1954), Blood Alley (1955), and Good-bye, My Lady (1956).

What was the release date of "It's a Big Country":

It's a Big Country was first released on Tuesday, November 20, 1951, in the United States. Also released on Tuesday, November 20, 1951 has been Fixed Bayonets! (dir. Samuel Fuller). This was sixty-eight (68) years ago.

What is the casting of "It's a Big Country":

At the casting of It's a Big Country we find Ethel Barrymore, previously seen in The Secret of Convict Lake (1951) and Kind Lady (1951); Keefe Brasselle (A Place in the Sun (1951), Dial 1119 (1950)); Gary Cooper (You're in the Navy Now (1951), Dallas (1950)) [ more... ]

  • Keenan Wynn and Janet Leigh, Lewis Stone, James Whitmore can also be seen in Angels in the Outfield, released in 1951.
  • Leon Ames and Van Johnson, George Murphy, James Whitmore also worked together in Battleground, released in 1949.
  • Van Johnson, Gene Kelly, William Powell and Keenan Wynn also appeared in Ziegfeld Follies, released in 1946.
  • Keenan Wynn and Lewis Stone, James Whitmore have all also be seen in All the Brothers Were Valiant, released in 1953.
  • Leon Ames and Van Johnson, Keenan Wynn can all be seen in Week-End at the Waldorf, released in 1945.
  • Lewis Stone and Nancy Davis, George Murphy can all be seen in Talk About a Stranger, released in 1952.
  • Sharon McManus and Gene Kelly, Leon Ames also worked together in Anchors Aweigh, released in 1945.
  • Leon Ames and William Powell, Keenan Wynn have all also be seen in Song of the Thin Man, released in 1947.
  • William Powell and Gary Cooper, Fredric March also worked together in Paramount on Parade, released in 1930.
  • Gene Kelly, George Murphy and Keenan Wynn can all be seen in For Me and My Gal, released in 1942.
  • Gary Cooper, Fredric March and Lewis Stone also worked together in Land of Liberty, released in 1939.

What is the Storyline of "It's a Big Country":

On a train, when a fellow passenger makes a comment about America, a traveling professor asks: "Which America?" Multiple tales of American life then unfold.

Mrs. Riordan, an elderly lady from Boston, is upset at not being counted in the 1950 census. She asks a newspaper editor named Callaghan to intervene on her behalf, and he makes the mistake of not taking her seriously.

A Hungarian immigrant whose business is paprika, Stefan Szabo, has many daughters, but does not wish any to marry men of [...]

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