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The Resource The best years of our lives, [presented by] Samuel Goldwyn [Pictures Corporation] ; screen play by Robert E. Sherwood ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn ; directed by William Wyler, (DVD videorecording)

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

Label
The best years of our lives
Title
The best years of our lives
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] Samuel Goldwyn [Pictures Corporation] ; screen play by Robert E. Sherwood ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn ; directed by William Wyler
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
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
Awards note
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.
Cataloging source
OCJ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Gregg Toland; film editor, Daniel Mandell; music, Hugo Friedhofer
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English with optional Spanish soundtrack; optional subtitles in French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1879-1974
  • 1902-1981
  • 1905-1993
  • 1897-1975
  • 1909-1992
  • 1918-2005
  • 1920-2005
  • 1925-1970
  • 1899-1981
  • 1914-2002
  • 1904-1954
  • 1894-1949
  • 1889-1965
  • 1904-1977
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • 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
  • Kantor, MacKinlay
  • Samuel Goldwyn, Inc
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
168
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Nineteen forties
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • DVDs
  • National Film Registry
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The best years of our lives, [presented by] Samuel Goldwyn [Pictures Corporation] ; screen play by Robert E. Sherwood ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn ; directed by William Wyler, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on a novel by MacKinlay Kantor
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1946
  • Special feature: Theatrical trailer
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (168 min)
Isbn
9780792846130
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
1000682
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm44613484
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono; standard version
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The best years of our lives, [presented by] Samuel Goldwyn [Pictures Corporation] ; screen play by Robert E. Sherwood ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn ; directed by William Wyler, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on a novel by MacKinlay Kantor
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1946
  • Special feature: Theatrical trailer
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (168 min)
Isbn
9780792846130
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
1000682
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm44613484
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono; standard version
Video recording format
DVD

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