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The Big Trees [1952]

Director:Felix E. Feist
Writer:James R. Webb
John Twist
Composer:Heinz Roemheld
Length:90 minutes
(1 hour 30 minutes)
MPAA Rating:UR
Sorting Category:Drama
IMDB Rating:5.6/10
Amazon Rating:3.5/5 stars
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Synopsis: A Quaker colony tries to save the giant sequoias from a timber baron.

Reaction: Interesting story and good performances.

Personal Rating: 6/10

Felix E. Feist => Director
James R. Webb => Writer
John Twist => Writer
Heinz Roemheld => Composer
Alan Hale Jr. => Tiny
Art Millan => Charlie (uncredited)
Bill McLean => Ivan (uncredited)
Charles Meredith => Elder Bixby
Duke Watson => Murdock (uncredited)
Edgar Buchanan => Walter 'Yukon' Burns
Elizabeth Slifer => Sister Wallace (uncredited)
Ellen Corby => Sister Blackburn
Eve Miller => Alicia Chadwick
Harry Cording => Cleve Gregg
John Archer => Frenchy LeCroix
Kirk Douglas => Jim Fallon
Lane Chandler => Brother Dorn (uncredited)
Lester Sharpe => Gray (uncredited)
Mel Archer => Ole (uncredited)
Patrice Wymore => Daisy Fisher / Dora Figg
Roy Roberts => Judge Crenshaw
William Challee => Brother Williams (uncredited)

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • The reading that Fallon does at the dinner is from Psalms 41, verse 1.
  • As of 2002, the rights to this film became public domain, and DVD copies that were "digitally remastered" began appearing in 99 Cent stores in LA area in 2004.