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So Big(1953)

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Brief Synopsis

A schoolteacher-turned-farmer fights to save the land and her son.

Cast & Crew

Robert Wise Director
Jane Wyman Selina Peake DeJong
Sterling Hayden Pervus DeJong
Nancy Olson Dallas O'Mara
Steve Forrest Dirk "So Big" DeJong
Elisabeth Fraser Julie Hempel
Martha Hyer Paula Hempel
Walter Coy Roelf Pool
Richard Beymer Roelf Pool, ages 12-16
Tommy Rettig Dirk DeJong, age 8
Roland Winters Klaas Pool
Jacques Aubuchon August Hempel
Ruth Swanson Maartje Pool
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 29 Dec 1953
Release Date:  1953 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  101 or 104 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,154    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • So Big

    Ralf Meinzer 2018-10-21

    I really think it was ignorant and selfish that Dirk's mother, Jayne Wyman to want to keep her so "down in the dirt", instead of becoming... MORE>

  • a film for todays children

    John Bickerstaff II 2018-10-21

    as a teacher I think these are the morals that students today lack. Self responsibility , morality, is lost today,and this film speaks to what is missing... MORE>

  • Sterling & Steve,Father & Son

    sowhatbig 2018-07-11

    Can believe the poor farmer & Selina producing a big strapping boy like Dirk.Sterling & Steve great choices,even if someone called him wooden.So... MORE>