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The Resource 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

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

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 ; director of photography, Gregg Toland ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn ; directed by William Wyler
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Screenwriter
Composer
Conductor
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Set designer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • 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
Related
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
Art direction, Perry Ferguson, George Jenkins ; film editor, Daniel Mandell ; costume designer, Sharaff ; set decorations, Julia Heron ; music, Hugo Friedhofer ; musical direction, Emil Newman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B47 2000
PerformerNote
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
Runtime
168
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 ; director of photography, Gregg Toland ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn ; directed by William Wyler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on a novel by MacKinlay Kantor
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1946
  • Special feature: Theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (168 min.)
Isbn
9780792846130
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVDC 5036
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
  • UtOrBLW
  • (IMDb)tt0036868
  • (OCoLC)ocn746002076
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 ; director of photography, Gregg Toland ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn ; directed by William Wyler
Publication
Note
  • Based on a novel by MacKinlay Kantor
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1946
  • Special feature: Theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (168 min.)
Isbn
9780792846130
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVDC 5036
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
  • UtOrBLW
  • (IMDb)tt0036868
  • (OCoLC)ocn746002076
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono; standard version
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
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