Bigger than life

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A friendly schoolteacher turns violent when he becomes addicted to a painkiller he is prescribed for a painful health problem.
Additional Information
Series Criterion collection ; 507.
Subjects Drug addicts -- United States -- Drama.
Teachers -- United States -- Drama.
Families -- United States -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- United States -- Drama.
Cortisone -- Drama.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [Irvington, N.Y.?] :The Criterion Collection,2010
Edition Special ed., widescreen version.
Contributors Hume, Cyril, 1900-1966.
Maibaum, Richard.
Ray, Nicholas, 1911-1979.
Mason, James, 1909-1984.
Rush, Barbara, 1927-
Matthau, Walter.
Roueché, Berton, 1911-1994.
Cinemascope (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Participants/Performers James Mason, Barbara Rush, Walter Matthau.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Joe MacDonald ; music, David Raksin ; editor, Louis Loeffler.
Language English
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Title from container.
Based on an article in the New Yorker by Burton Roueché.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
DVD release date: Mar. 23, 2010.
Bonus features: audio commentary by Geoff Andrew, "Profile of Nicholas Ray", new video appreciation of "Bigger than life" by Jonathan Lethem, new video interview with Susan Ray, theatrical trailer.
System Details DVD, NTSC ; Dolby digital mono ; widescreen format (2.55:1 aspect ratio) ; region 1 encoding.
Description 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 19 cm)
ISBN 9781604652468
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