The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

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Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.


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  • Dana Andrews in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  • Myrna Loy and Fredric March in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  • Dana Andrews & Teresa Wright
  • "Best Years of Our Lives, The (1946)" Myrna Loy & Teresa Wright
  • Harold Russell in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

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Trivia

In 1946 this became the most successful film at the box office since Gone with the Wind (1939), which was released seven years earlier.


Quotes

Milly Stephenson: You'll probably have to make a speech.
Al Stephenson: It's my plan to meet that situation by getting plastered.


Goofs

The scene at Butch's, when Al introduces his wife and daughter to Fred and Homer, he refers to Dana Andrews as Homer and Harold Russell as Fred. This was intended as a consequence of Al being drunk.


Crazy Credits

The character played by Ray Teal (the Axis sympathizer whom Homer Parrish attacks at the soda fountain) is listed in the credits as "Mr. Mollett". However, the character's name is never mentioned or otherwise alluded to.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Drama | Romance | War

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