Movie Stats: Giant (1956)

Released Nov. 24, 1956

Directed by George Stevens

Based on the novel by Edna Ferber; Freg Guiol (screenplay)

Starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Dennis Hopper, Sal Mineo and Rod Taylor.

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Won the Academy Award for Best Picture

Nominated for nine Academy Awards:

Best Actor in a Leading Role
James Dean

Best Actor in a Leading Role
Rock Hudson

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Mercedes McCambridge

Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color
Boris Leven, Ralph S. Hurst

Best Costume Design, Color
Moss Mabry
Marjorie Best

Best Film Editing
William Hornbeck, Philip W. Anderson,
Fred Bohanan

Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture
Dimitri Tiomkin

Best Picture
George Stevens, Henry Ginsberg

Best Writing, Best Screenplay – Adapted
Fred Guiol, Ivan Moffat