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Mrs. Miniver [DVD]

  • NR
  • DVD
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • A moving drama about a middle-class English family learning to cope with war, told in a series of dramatic vignettes. The family, headed by the lovely and gracious matriarch, endures the departure of the father for the beaches at Dunkirk, the discovery of a wounded Nazi pilot, the death of the daughter-in-law in an air raid, and the entry of the son into the Royal Air Force. The scenes culminate in a morale-boosting final speech that President Franklin Roosevelt ordered printed and air-dropped over war-torn Europe. Condensed from the novel by Jan Struther. Academy Award Nominations: 12, including Best Actor--Walter Pidgeon. Academy Awards: 6, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress--Greer Garson, Best (Adapted) Screenplay, Best Supporting Actress--Teresa Wright.

    Academy Awards Best Picture 1942
    Academy Awards Best Actress 1942 Greer Garson Oscar-winning British actress, MRS. MINIVER
    Academy Awards Best Supporting Actress 1942 Teresa Wright Oscar winning American actress, MRS. MINIVER
    Academy Awards Best Director 1942 William Wyler Acclaimed Director
    Academy Awards Best Adapted Screenplay 1942 Arthur Wimperis Screenwriter/Librettist
    Academy Awards Best Adapted Screenplay 1942 George Froeschel Screenwriter/In USA
    Academy Awards Best Adapted Screenplay 1942 James Hilton British Novelist/Screenwriter
    Academy Awards Best Adapted Screenplay 1942 Claudine West Screenwriter
    Academy Awards Best Cinematography 1942 Joseph Ruttenberg American Director Of Photography

  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 65196

  • Credits
    Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, May Whitty, May Whitty, Teresa Wright, Muriel Teresa Wright, Reginald Owen, Henry Travers, Charles Bennett
  • Critic Reviews
    "Moviegoers immediately sympathized with the story of the Minivers' struggle during the Blitz....Audiences were also entranced by Garson's flawless beauty."

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