Re: RARA-AVIS: Billy Wilder dies

Date: 30 Mar 2002


Re your comment below:

> Previous to discovering these
> great old flicks
> [Barabra Stanwyck] was . . . "Big Country" (?)
> (if that's the
> Western series where Barbs played a matriarchal
> answer to Ben
> Cartwright) to me. (Do I remember correctly that
> this series was based,
> at least originally, on a Donald Hamilton Western
> novel?)

Barnbara's BONANZA-like TV series was called THE BIG VALLEYand it was created for TV, not based on any outside source. There's a movie called THE BIG COUNTRY which is based on the Donald Hamnilton western novel.


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