The best years of our lives


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Sparks Library - DVD / Blu-raysDVD VIDEO BES 1946Checked OutFebruary 10, 2023

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General Note
Originally released as motion picture in 1946.
General Note
Based on a novel by MacKinlay Kantor.
General Note
Special feature: Theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Gregg Toland; film editor, Daniel Mandell; music, Hugo Friedhofer.
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.
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.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD; Dolby digital mono; standard version.
In English with optional Spanish soundtrack; optional subtitles in French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
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.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Loy, M., March, F., Andrews, D., Wright, T., Mayo, V., O'Donnell, C., Carmichael, H., Russell, H., George, G., Bohnen, R., Collins, R., Cutler, V., Wyler, W., Sherwood, R. E., Goldwyn, S., Toland, G., Mandell, D., Friedhofer, H., & Kantor, M. (20001946). The best years of our lives . MGM Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Myrna Loy et al.. 20001946. The Best Years of Our Lives. Santa Monica, CA: MGM Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Myrna Loy et al.. The Best Years of Our Lives Santa Monica, CA: MGM Home Entertainment, 20001946.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Loy, Myrna, et al. The Best Years of Our Lives MGM Home Entertainment, 20001946.

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