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The best years of our lives [videorecording] /

by Sherwood, Robert E; Goldwyn, Samuel; Wyler, William; Loy, Myrna; March, Fredric; Andrews, Dana; Wright, Teresa; Mayo, Virginia; O'Donnell, Cathy; Carmichael, Hoagy; Russell, Harold; George, Gladys; Bohnen, Roman; Collins, Ray; Cutler, Victor; Toland, Gregg; Mandell, Daniel; Friedhofer, Hugo; Kantor, MacKinlay; Samuel Goldwyn, Inc; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialSeries: AFI's 100 greatest movies (1946).Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment [distributor, 2000]Description: 1 videodisc (168 min) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0792846133 :.Language note: In English with optional Spanish soundtrack; optional subtitles in French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.Title notes: $20.00 6-2004 (SPM)Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Drama | Nineteen forties -- Drama | Feature films | War films | Video recordings for the hearing impairedAcademy Awards (1947): Honorary award (Russell), Best actor (March), Best director, Best film editing, Best music, Best picture, Best supporting actor (Russell), Best writing, screenplay.Cast: 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.Summary: 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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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Three WWII vets return home and try to regain control of their lives.

Originally released as motion picture in 1946.

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.

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.

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.

$20.00 6-2004 (SPM)

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