Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean - Giant

After a whirlwind romance, the beautiful Leslie marries Bick Benedict and heads for Texas. At the immense family ranch, she meets the tyrannical Luz Benedict and the surly young Jett Rink.

Books with substantial mentioning of Giant
David Thomson
Have you seen?, A personal introduction to 1,000 films
New York, 2008

Jürgen Müller (ed.)
Movies of the 50s
Köln, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Paris, Tokyo, 2005

Tom Pendergast, Sara Pendergast (eds.)
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, 1. Films
Detroit/New York/San Francisco/London/Boston/Woodbridge, CT, 2000

Beth A. Fhaner, Editor, Devra M. Sladics, Christopher P. Scanlon, and Terry Schell, Contributing Editors
Magill's Cinema Annual 1997, 16th Edition. A Survey of the Films of 1996
Detroit; New York; Toronto; London, 1998

Joel Finler
All-Time Box-Office Hits
New York City, 1985

Peter Biskind
Seeing Is Believing, How Hollywood Taught Us to Stop Worrying and Love the Fifties
New York, 1983

Douglas Brode
The Films of the Fifties
Secaucus, NJ, 1976

John Howlett
James Dean, a biography
London, 1975
Books with an entry on Giant
Gregory Solman, Giant, in: Films in Review, vol. 34, 1983 pp. 302
Author:Gregory Solman
Magazine:Films in Review
Illustrations:  no
Review of:   Giant (1956)

United States 1956

Directed by

Rod Taylor
Judith Evelyn
Earl Holliman
Sheb Wooley
Ray Whitley
Charles Meredith
Kermit Maynard
Max Terhune
Julian Rivero
Nick Adams
Eddie Baker


Running time:201 minutes
Country:United States

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