The best years of our lives
    (2000, original release: 1946)

    Fiction

    DVD

    Call Numbers:
    DVD/DRAMA/BEST
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PUBLISHED
Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment [distributor], [2000]
DESCRIPTION
1 videodisc (168 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN
0792846133 1000682
LANGUAGE
English
NOTES

Originally released as motion picture in 1946

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

Based on a novel by MacKinlay Kantor

Special feature: Theatrical trailer

Director of photography, Gregg Toland; film editor, Daniel Mandell; music, Hugo Friedhofer

Myrna Loy, Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Teresa Wright, Virginia Mayo, Cathy O'Donnell, Hoagy Carmichael, Harold Russell, Gladys George, Roman Bohnen, Ray Collins, Victor Cutler

Not rated

DVD; Dolby digital mono; standard version

In English with optional Spanish soundtrack; optional subtitles in French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired

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

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