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Big Jake  Cover Image DVD DVD

Big Jake / Cinema Center Films presents ; a Batjac production ; produced by Michael A. Wayne ; written by Harry Julian Fink and R.M. Fink ; directed by George Sherman.


Big Jake McCandles, is a husband who hasn't seen his wife in over 18 years. But he returns home after his grandson is kidnapped by a vicious outlaw gang. While the law gives chase in rickety automobiles, Jake saddles up with an Indian scout and a box of money-- even though paying a ransom isn't how Jake plans to exact good old frontier justice.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0792179404
  • ISBN: 9780792179405
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (109 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2005.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1971.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Educational and home use only.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, William H. Clothier ; editor, Harry Gerstad ; music, Elmer Bernstein.
Participant or Performer Note:
John Wayne, Richard Boone, Patrick Wayne, Christopher Mitchum, Maureen O'Hara.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13, for Western violence.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1or 2.0 surround (English), mono. (French).
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
Sound tracks in English and French; optional subtitles in English.
Subject: Kidnapping > Drama.
Outlaws > Drama.
Genre: Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Western films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Western films.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Upper Skagit Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Upper Skagit Library.


  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Upper Skagit Library BIG 1017834 New DVD Available -

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