Video/Film , DVD in English , Spanish

The best years of our lives

[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.
  • Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment [distributor, 2000]
  • 1 videodisc (168 min.) : sound, b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD; Dolby digital mono; standard version.
Also known as
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.
Performers
  • 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.
Subjects
Genre
  • Historical films.
  • Fiction films.
  • Feature films.
  • Feature films United States.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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.
Other information
  • Based on Glory for me by MacKinlay Kantor.
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1946.
  • Not rated.
  • Language: In English or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
  • 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.
Publisher's number
  • 1000682 MGM Home Entertainment
ISBN
  • 0792846133
  • 9780792846130
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 44613484
  • OCLC: 44613484