This MGM short film narrated by Richard Burton promotes it's upcoming major release The Sandpiper (1965) starring Burton and his then wife Elizabeth Taylor. Panoramic shots of the ocean, the seashore and the desert segue into the artistic community with various of its well-known artists at work and play. It all leads to clips from the film being made.Written by
Richard Burton, Himself:
"Dark scant pasture drawn thin, Over rock shaped like flame; The old ocean at the land's foot, the vast gray extension beyond the long white violence... This place is the noblest thing I've ever seen." The noblest thing I've ever seen. This is how the American poet, Robinson Jeffers, felt and wrote about this primitive, angry, beautiful part of the world called: the Big Sur.
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Narrator Richard Burton identifies the remaining credited cast members. See more »