The Big Country (UA, 1958)

  They don’t come any bigger   William Wyler started in Westerns, as Universal’s youngest director in the mid-1920s making 2-reel programmers. His first sound picture was also an oater, an excellent filming of the well-known story The Three Godfathers, titled Hell’s Heroes, in 1929. Since then, though, he’d worked on ‘semi-Westerns’, notably Friendly Persuasion […]