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

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Writer Robert E. Sherwood had been the head of the Office of War Information during the Second World War, one of the reasons why Samuel Goldwyn approached him to write the script.


Quotes

Rob Stephenson: We've been having lectures in atomic energy at school, and Mr. McLaughlin, he's our physics teacher, he says that we've reached a point where the whole human race has either got to find a way to live together, or else uhm...


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.

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Genres

Drama | Romance | War

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