Friday, March 25, 2011

Texas and Taylor, Together Again

HDNet Movies remembers the legendary Elizabeth Taylor with a special showing of the 1956 critically acclaimed classic film “Giant” starring Taylor alongside Rock Hudson and James Dean.

HDNet Movies will present this matinee airing of “Giant” in full high definition and without commercial interruption this afternoon Saturday, March 26 at 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 am PT.

“Giant” is the sweeping drama covering the life of Texas rancher Bick Benedict, his family, and the story of their rivalry with cowboy turned oil tycoon Jett Rink as it unfolds across two generations. “Giant” won the Academy Award for Best Picture and was nominated for an additional three nine awards in 1957. The beloved film also won the Directors Guild Award and was nominated for multiple Golden Globes and a Writers Guild Award.


Anonymous said...

GIANT didn't win a Best Picture Oscar. It was nominated along with Rock Hudson and James Dean.

Marsdon said...

All I remember about Giant was that it was Long. Very, very long . . .