The Big Trees
The Big Trees (1952)

Ever since slipping into Public Domain, The Big Trees has become one of the most accessible and oft-televised of Kirk Douglas' pictures. Douglas plays an unscrupulous lumberjack who covets the land owned by a religious sect. All… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: February 5, 1952
DVD Release Date: February 29, 2000
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David N. Butterworth

Leading man Kirk Douglas has himself referred to "The Big Trees" as a bad movie. Bad is perhaps a little harsh, but just a little.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Kirk Douglas took no salary in exchange for getting his release from his contract with Warners.

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Aj V
I found this movie predictable, and it has some bad attempts at humor too. I really wasn't impressed with this story, although I am glad that there were… More
jay nixon
Conventional western set in Northern California with Kirk the ruthless swindler amidst colorful settings and a good supporting cast. If you like westerns this… More