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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.

Imprint Santa Monica, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment [distributor, 2000]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka DVD Collection  DVD24    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Best    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (168 min) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note 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.
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.
Audience Not rated.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital mono; standard version.
Language In English with optional Spanish soundtrack; optional subtitles in French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
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.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Drama.
Nineteen forties -- Drama.
Feature films.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Goldwyn, Samuel, 1879-1974.
Wyler, William, 1902-1981.
Loy, Myrna, 1905-1993.
March, Fredric, 1897-1975.
Andrews, Dana, 1909-1992.
Wright, Teresa, 1918-2005.
Mayo, Virginia, 1920-2005.
O'Donnell, Cathy, 1925-1970.
Carmichael, Hoagy, 1899-1981.
Russell, Harold, 1914-2002.
George, Gladys, 1904-1954.
Bohnen, Roman, 1894-1949.
Collins, Ray, 1889-1965.
Cutler, Victor, 1914-1979.
Kantor, MacKinlay, 1904-1977.
Samuel Goldwyn, Inc.
MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN 0792846133
Music No. 1000682 MGM Home Entertainment

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