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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

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

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
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
TWI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Gregg Toland; film editor, Daniel Mandell; music, Hugo Friedhofer
Dewey number
791.43/72
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
  • 1896-1955
  • 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
  • 1914-1979
  • 1904-1977
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • 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
Runtime
168
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Nineteen forties
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1946
  • Based on the novel, Glory for me by MacKinlay Kantor
  • Special feature: Theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1142670
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (168 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616850133
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1142670
  • (OCoLC)173218255
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; 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
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1946
  • Based on the novel, Glory for me by MacKinlay Kantor
  • Special feature: Theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1142670
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (168 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616850133
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1142670
  • (OCoLC)173218255
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; Dolby digital mono; standard version
Video recording format
DVD

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