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The Big Country


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| Film | USA | Colour | Romance, Western | 2h 46min |
| Stars: Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker | Director: William Wyler

The Terrills and the Hannesseys feud over water rights, and peace is only brought about with the deaths of the family heads

Big they fought! Big they loved! Big their story!


Gregory Peck
James McKay
Jean Simmons, British actress, wears a lacy top and a pearl necklace as she poses for a 1950s publicity photo
Julie Maragon
Carroll Baker
Patricia Terrill
Charlton Heston
Steve Leech
Burl Ives
Rufus Hannassey
Charles Bickford
Maj Henry Terrill
Alfonso Bedoya
Ramón Gutierrez
Chuck Connors
Buck Hannassey
Chuck Hayward
Rafe Hannassey
Buff Brady
Dude Hannassey
Jim Burk
Blackie / Cracker Hannassey
Dorothy Adams
Hannassey Woman
Chuck Roberson
Terrill Cowboy
Bob Morgan
Terrill Cowboy
John McKee
Terrill Cowboy
Slim Talbot
Terrill Cowboy
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Big-scale Western with a few pretensions to say something about the Cold War. All very fluent star-laden and easy to watch. (Halliwell’s)


Main title from The Big Country (1958) (7)
The Big Country DVD


Gregory Peck
William Wyler
Director / Producer
James R Webb
Writer (screenplay)
Sy Bartlett
Writer (screenplay)


Anthony Productions
Production company
Worldwide Productions
Production company
United Artists
Distribution company