Based on the novel by Donald Hamilton, Gregory Peck stars as Jim McKay, a peace loving gentleman who moves to The Big Country out west to be with his fianc
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD exhibits a nicely rendered picture for the age of the film. Images are generally sharp and detailed, though the picture can be slightly soft and wanting in definition. While colors seem a bit washed out, the picture is usually nicely saturated, with slightly brownish fleshtones and generally deep blacks. There is occasional pixelization, but edge enhancement is not obtrusive. Minor dirt and film grain are revealed in the source element. Compared to the LaserDisc (Issue ##), the picture is more solid and defined, with improved color fidelity. (Suzanne Hodges)
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