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 & Teresa Wright
  • "Best Years of Our Lives, The (1946)" Myrna Loy & Teresa Wright
  • Harold Russell in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  • Dana Andrews and Harold Russell in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  • Cathy O'Donnell and Harold Russell in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Director William Wyler despised Hugo Friedhofer's Oscar-winning score for this film.


Quotes

Milly Stephenson: You're crazy.
Al Stephenson: No. Too sane for my own good.


Goofs

When Peggy and Marie are in the ladies room at the restaurant, the cameraman's left arm is visible in one of the mirrors.


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

Details

Release Date:

17 June 1947

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$2,100,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$23,650,000 (USA)

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