9 thoughts on “ The Big Country

  1. Dec 25,  · All beautifully photographed. This big country seems to glow and the film gets an appropriate music score, sweeping and colourful. It must be one of the most perfect film scores written. In this breathtaking landscape the story of the characters unfold with their prides, jealousies, fears, loves, pretensions, hopes, disappointments/10(K).
  2. Audience Reviews for The Big Country Mar 10, William Wyler's tricky Western about what happens when a big city (and perhaps college educated?) sophisticate (Gregory Peck) ventures into a %.
  3. Directed by William Wyler (Ben-Hur/Mrs. Miniver), The Big Country is adapted from a short story called Ambush at Blanco Canyon that was written by Donald Hamilton. Beautifully photographed by Franz Planer on location at the Red Rock Canyon in Mojave, California and at the three-thousand acre Drais ranch in Stockton, the film is epic in many ways.
  4. Overall, The Big Country sees a small story made big as it's told in an astutely classic style. With memorable acting, gorgeous scenery, big music and notable moments of action {a fist fight between Peck & Heston alone is epic and apparently took three days to get right} it's a must see for the Western enthusiast. 8//5(K).
  5. Donald Bengtsson Hamilton's novel, "Ambush in Blanco Canyon" was serialized in the Saturday Evening Post in This is the novel upon which the movie "The Big Country" was based and filmed in Donald Bengtsson Hamilton died in at the age of /5(9).
  6. The Big Country () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
  7. • A new 5 Disc boxed set anthology (5CDs / 1 DVD) celebrating the recordings of Scottish rock giants Big Country, made between 19for Chrysalis Records imprint Compulsion • Featuring 71 tra WKW – What About Peace.
  8. Big Country is a Scottish rock band formed in Dunfermline, Fife, in The height of the band's popularity was in the early to mid s, although it has retained a Genres: Alternative rock, new wave, folk rock, Celtic .
  9. Music video by Big Country performing In A Big Country. (C) Mercury Records Limited #BigCountry #InABigCountry #Vevo.

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