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Title The best years of our lives [videorecording] / Samuel Goldwyn presents ; screenplay by Robert E. Sherwood ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn ; directed by William Wyler.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2012]


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Description 1 videodisc (170 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture.
Series Samuel Goldwyn collection
Samuel Goldwyn collection.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital surround.
Language English dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Cast Myrna Loy, Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Teresa Wright, Virginia Mayo, Cathy O'Donnell, Hoagy Carmichael, Gladys George, Harold Russell, Roman Bohnen, Ray Collins, Victor Cutler.
Credits Photography, Gregg Toland ; editor, Daniel Mandell ; music, Hugo Friedhofer.
Note From a novel by MacKinlay Kantor.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1946.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Awards Academy Awards (1947): Honorary award (Russell), Best actor (March), Best director, Best film editing, Best music, Best picture, Best supporting actor (Russell), Best writing, screenplay
Summary Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans after WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives.
Note Special features: Introduction by Virginia Mayo; interview with Virginia Mayo and Teresa Wright; theatrical trailer.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Drama.
Veteran reintegration -- United States -- Drama.
Nineteen forties -- Drama.
Genre/Form War films.
Romance films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Wyler, William, 1902-1981, film director.
Goldwyn, Samuel, 1879-1974, film producer.
Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955, screenwriter.
Loy, Myrna, 1905-1993, actor.
March, Fredric, 1897-1975, actor.
Andrews, Dana, 1909-1992, actor.
Wright, Teresa, 1918-2005, actor.
Mayo, Virginia, 1920-2005, actor.
O'Donnell, Cathy, 1925-1970, actor.
Carmichael, Hoagy, 1899-1981, actor.
George, Gladys, 1904-1954, actor.
Russell, Harold, 1914-2002, actor.
Bohnen, Roman, 1894-1949, actor.
Collins, Ray, 1889-1965, actor.
Cutler, Victor, 1914-1979, actor.
Toland, Gregg, director of photography.
Mandell, Daniel, editor of moving image work.
Friedhofer, Hugo, composer (expression)
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Kantor, MacKinlay, 1904-1977. Best years of our lives
Samuel Goldwyn, Inc, production company.
Warner Home Video (Firm), distributor.
ISBN 9781624042096
Standard No. 883929280049
Music No. 2000074748 Warner Home Video

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