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Title Mrs. Miniver [videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Sidney Franklin ; screenplay by Arthur Wimperis ... [et al.] ; directed by William Wyler.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2004]

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library DVD    MRS    Out of Collection
 GDL Central Library DVD    MRS    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD    MRS    Available
Description 1 videodisc (133 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the novel by Jan Struther.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1942.
Special features: Greer Garson Academy Award footage; photo gallery; MGM shorts; theatrical trailer.
Credits Director of photography, Joseph Ruttenberg ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; editor, Harold F. Kress ; music, Herbert Stothart ; costume designer, Robert Kalloch.
Cast Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Teresa Wright, Dame May Whitty, Reginald Owen, Henry Travers, Richard Ney, Henry Wilcoxon, Christopher Severn.
Summary The story of a middle-class British family and their struggle to survive during WWII. Mrs. Miniver nobly tends her rose garden while her stalwart husband participates in the evacuation at Dunkirk. She personafies grace under pressure as the Miniver family huddles in their bomb shelter during a Luftwaffe attack, while she is forced to confront a downed Nazi paratrooper in her kitchen, and while she is preparing for her annual flower show despite the exigencies of bombing raids. Even the vicars climactic call to arms from the pulpit of his ruined church seems to bring out the best in people.
Audience MPAA rating: Not Rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language English or dubbed French dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Academy Awards (1943): Best Actress in a Leading Role (Garson); Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Wright); Best Cinematography, Black-and-White (Ruttenberg); Best Director (Wyler); Best Picture; Best Writing, Screenplay
Subject Middle class families -- England -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Drama
Genre/Form War films
Melodrama
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Franklin, Sidney A., 1893-1972 Producer.
Wyler, William, 1902-1981 Director.
Wimperis, Arthur, 1874-1953 Screenwriter.
Garson, Greer, 1904-1996. Actor.
Pidgeon, Walter, 1897-1984 Actor.
Wright, Teresa, 1918-2005. Actor.
Whitty, May, Dame, 1865-1948 Actor.
Owen, Reginald, 1887-1972 Actor.
Travers, Henry, 1874-1965. Actor.
Ney, Richard Actor.
Wilcoxon, Henry, 1905-1984 Actor.
Severn, Christopher.
Struther, Jan, 1901-1953. Mrs. Miniver
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 0790746646
9780790746647
Standard No. 012569519626
Music No. 65196 Warner Home Video

 
    
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