The Big Sky
First screened in August 2013
Director: Howard Hawks. Cast: Kirk Douglas, Dewey Martin, Arthur Hunnicutt, Elizabeth Threatt, Steven Geray, Buddy Baer, Henri Letondal, Jim Davis, Hank Worden, Eugene Borden, Veola Vann. Screenplay: Dudley Nichols, Ray Buffum, and DeVallot Scott (based on the novel by A.B. Guthrie, Jr.).
Twitter Capsule: Affable even by Hawks' standards. Early Midwest looks beautiful in boxy frame. Bit too loose, overlong, but who cares?

Photo © 1952 RKO Radio Pictures, c/o DVD Beaver
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Supporting Actor: Arthur Hunnicutt
Best Cinematography (Black & White): Russell Harlan

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