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The Resource Cast a giant shadow, A Mirisch Corporation presentation, United Artist ; a film by Melville Shavelson, (videorecording)

Cast a giant shadow, A Mirisch Corporation presentation, United Artist ; a film by Melville Shavelson, (videorecording)

Label
Cast a giant shadow
Title
Cast a giant shadow
Statement of responsibility
A Mirisch Corporation presentation, United Artist ; a film by Melville Shavelson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Part fact, part fiction, this film powerfully dramatizes Israel's heroic 1947-48 struggle for independence. Both realistic war story and passionate romance, the film centers on the legendary David "Mickey" Marcus. Jewish-American general Marcus is called to the new state of Israel to build an army capable of withstanding its Arab foes
Cataloging source
DMM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Written for the screen and directed by Melville Shavelson ; director of photography, Aldo Tonti ; music, Elmer Bernstein
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English, French or Spanish language tracks; English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned
LC call number
  • PN1997
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • .C3845 1966
  • .C3845 1966
PerformerNote
Kirk Douglas, Senta Berger, Angie Dickinson, James Donald, Luther Adler, Stathis Giallelis, Frank Sinatra, Yul Brynner, John Wayne
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1916-
  • 1941-
  • 1915-1998
  • 1907-1979
  • 1917-2007
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Douglas, Kirk
  • Berger, Senta
  • Dickinson, Angie
  • Sinatra, Frank
  • Brynner, Yul
  • Wayne, John
  • Shavelson, Melville
  • Berkman, Ted
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
  • Mirisch Corporation
  • United Artists Corporation
Runtime
138
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marcus, David
  • Israel-Arab War, 1948-1949
  • Jews, American
Technique
live action
Label
Cast a giant shadow, A Mirisch Corporation presentation, United Artist ; a film by Melville Shavelson, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Ted Berkman
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Special features: theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm50024991
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (138 min.)
Isbn
9780792851943
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616872982
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1003134
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital; mono
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Cast a giant shadow, A Mirisch Corporation presentation, United Artist ; a film by Melville Shavelson, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Ted Berkman
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Special features: theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm50024991
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (138 min.)
Isbn
9780792851943
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616872982
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1003134
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital; mono
Video recording format
laserdisc

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