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The Big Sky

The Big Sky(1952)

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Brief Synopsis

Trappers lead an expedition against river pirates and Indians along the Missouri River.

Cast & Crew

Howard Hawks Director
Kirk Douglas Jim Deakins
Dewey Martin Boone Claudel
Arthur Hunnicutt Zeb Calloway
Buddy Baer Romaine
Steven Geray Jourdonnais
Hank Worden Poordevil
Jim Davis Streak
Robert Hunter Chouquette
Paul Frees MacMasters
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Chicago premiere: 29 Jul 1952; New York opening: 19 Aug 1952
Release Date:  1952 Production Date:  AFI; EB
extra research by AD in Aug 99
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Winchester Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  122 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  10,975    
Duration(reels):  16    

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  • An Adventure Classic

    Denham Fields 2016-12-07

    This is Howard Hawks in top form. A brilliantly crafted movie where early pioneers journey up the Missouri River and meet adventure at every bend. The... MORE>

  • THE BIG SKY (1952)

    Stephan55 2016-11-26

    I whole heartedly agree with Tom Metz that this is a really bad print compilation of a really great film that deserves far better treatment than it has... MORE>

  • Bad Print

    Tom Metz it 2016-11-22

    I just saw this film for the first time and really loved it. It's obvious that some of the reels are defective and weathered. It seems they may have... MORE>