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Title The best years of our lives [videorecording] / [presented by] Samuel Goldwyn [Pictures Corporation] ; screen play by Robert E. Sherwood ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn ; directed by William Wyler.

Published Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment [distributor, 2000]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 videodisc (168 min) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes Based on a novel by MacKinlay Kantor.
Originally released as motion picture in 1946.
Special feature: Theatrical trailer.
Credits Director of photography, Gregg Toland; film editor, Daniel Mandell; music, Hugo Friedhofer
Performers 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.
Audience Not rated.
System notes DVD; Dolby digital mono; standard version
Language notes In English with optional Spanish soundtrack; optional subtitles in French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes 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.
Other author March, Fredric, 1897-1975.
Collins, Ray, 1889-1965.
Loy, Myrna, 1905-1993
Kantor, MacKinlay, 1904-1977.
Mayo, Virginia, 1920-2005.
Goldwyn, Samuel, 1882-1974.
Carmichael, Hoagy, 1899-1981
Russell, Harold, 1914-2002.
Wyler, William, 1902-1981
Wright, Teresa, 1918-2005.
George, Gladys, 1904-1954.
O'Donnell, Cathy, 1925-1970.
Andrews, Dana, 1909-1992.
Bohnen, Roman, 1894-1949.
Cutler, Victor, 1914-1979
Samuel Goldwyn, Inc
MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Drama.
Nineteen forties -- Drama.
Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
ISBN 0792846133
Publisher Number 1000682 MGM Home Entertainment