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The Big Sur (1965)

Approved | | Documentary, Short | May 1965 (USA)
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, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Richard Burton ... Himself / Narrator
Emil White Emil White ... Himself
Walter Chappell Walter Chappell ... Himself
Nancy Chapple Nancy Chapple ... Herself
Edmund Kara Edmund Kara ... Himself
Martin Ransohoff ... Himself
Vincente Minnelli ... Himself
Elizabeth Taylor ... Herself
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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 garykmcd

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Documentary | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

May 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Sandpiper: The Big Sur See more »

Filming Locations:

Big Sur, California, USA

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[first lines]
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 »

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Featured in Elizabeth Taylor - An Intimate Portrait (1975) See more »

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