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The Big Country (1958)
Best Supporting Actor 1958

Category: Western
Director: William Wyler
Cast: Gregory Peck
Jean Simmons
Charlton Heston
Burl Ives
Carroll Baker
Charles Bickford
Run Time: 165 (mins)
Rating: NR
Distributor Name: MGM Home Entertainment
Country: United States
Summary: A splendid, powerful western about a sea captain who travels west to marry a young woman, but instead finds himself in the middle of a bitter land dispute. Academy Award Nominations: 2. Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor--Burl Ives.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)

Category: Drama
Director: Richard Brooks
Cast: Elizabeth Taylor
Paul Newman
Burl Ives
Judith Anderson
Jack Carson
Madeleine Sherwood
Run Time: 108 (mins)
Rating: NR
Distributor Name: MGM Home Entertainment
Country: United States
Summary: Tennessee Williams' powerful drama of 1955 about a disintegrating southern family dominated by "Big Daddy." Academy Award Nominations: 6, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor--Paul Newman, Best Actress--Elizabeth Taylor, Best (Adapted) Screenplay.

So Dear to My Heart (1958)

Category: Drama
Director: Harold Schuster
Cast: Burl Ives
Beulah Bondi
Bobby Driscoll
Luana Patten
Harry Carey
Run Time: 82 (mins)
Rating: NR
Distributor Name: Walt Disney Home Video
Summary: This delightful Disney film which combines live-action with animation, tells the story of a young boy who takes his ill-tempered black sheep to the county fair in the hope of winning a medal. See "Babe" for an interesting comparison.

Desire Under the Elms (1958)

Category: Drama
Director: Delbert Mann
Cast: Sophia Loren
Anthony Perkins
Burl Ives
Frank Overton
Eugene O'Neill
Pernell Roberts
Run Time: 114 (mins)
Rating: NR
Distributor Name: Malofilm Group
Country: United States
Summary: A young man succumbs to his passion for his father's beautiful new bride. Academy Award Nominations: Best (Black-and-White) Cinematography.


Wind Across the Everglades (1958)

Category: Drama
Director: Nicholas Ray
Cast: Peter Falk
Burl Ives
Christopher Plummer
Run Time: 93 (mins)
Country: United States