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The best years of our lives

Author: Robert E SherwoodGregg TolandSamuel GoldwynWilliam WylerMyrna LoyAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment [distributor, 2000]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans of WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives. Captain Derry is returning to a loveless marriage, Sergeant Stephenson is a stranger to a family that's grown up without him, and sailor Parrish is tormented by the loss of his hands.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
War films
Films for the hearing impaired
Drama
Film adaptations
Teatro
Named Person: MacKinlay Kantor; MacKinlay Kantor
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Sherwood; Gregg Toland; Samuel Goldwyn; William Wyler; 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; Perry Ferguson; George Jenkins; Daniel Mandell; Irene Sharaff; Julia Heron; Hugo Friedhofer; Emil Newman; MacKinlay Kantor; Samuel Goldwyn, Inc.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
ISBN: 0792846133 9780792846130
OCLC Number: 44613484
Language Note: In English or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on Glory for me by MacKinlay Kantor.
Originally released as motion picture in 1946.
Credits: Art direction, Perry Ferguson, George Jenkins ; film editor, Daniel Mandell ; costume designer, Sharaff ; set decorations, Julia Heron ; music, Hugo Friedhofer ; musical direction, Emil Newman.
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.
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.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (168 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital mono; standard version.
Other Titles: Best years of our lives (Motion picture)
Responsibility: [presented by] Samuel Goldwyn [Pictures Corporation] ; screen play by Robert E. Sherwood ; director of photography, Gregg Toland ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn ; directed by William Wyler.

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Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans of WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives. Captain Derry is returning to a loveless marriage, Sergeant Stephenson is a stranger to a family that's grown up without him, and sailor Parrish is tormented by the loss of his hands.

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