Books to the Big Screen: The Big Country

Sunday Feb 9, 2020

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423 Central Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: 768-3522
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the Public Library ABQ-Bernco

Phone: 505-768-3522
Website: Click to Visit

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The Public Library and Friends of the Public Library present the annual book to film adaptation event featuring the story of a New Englander new to the Old West.


The Public Library and Friends of the Public Library present our annual book to film adaptation event, Books to the Big Screen! The Big Country (1958) A New Englander arrives in the Old West, where he becomes embroiled in a feud between two families over a valuable patch of land. Director: William Wyler Writers: James R. Webb (screenplay), Sy Bartlett (screenplay) Stars: Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker



See also: Reel World


Reel World

The Public Library Albuquerque and Bernalillo County’s annual Books to Big Screen film series heads over to the historic KiMo Theatre (423 Central Ave. NW) this week with a collection of classic Western novels turned Hollywood hits. On Thursday, Feb. 6 it’s 1960s’s Cimarron starring Glenn Ford. On Friday, Feb. 7 it’s 1952’s High Noon with Gary Cooper. Saturday gives us 1969’s True Grit starring John Wayne. Things wrap up on Saturday, Feb. 9 with 1958’s The Big Country featuring Gregory Peck. Thursday, Friday and Saturday’s films start at 7pm. Sunday is a matinee screening starting at 2pm. Admission is free. Just show up at the KiMo in time to get yourself a good seat. If you need more information on the series, go to

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