The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Not Rated  |   |  Drama, Romance, War


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

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Trivia

William Wyler wanted a completely unglamorous look, requiring all costumes to be bought off the rack and worn by the cast before filming, and making sure all sets were built smaller than life-size.


Quotes

Al Stephenson: You know, I had a dream. I dreamt I was home. I've had that same dream hundreds of times before. This time, I wanted to find out if it's really true. Am I really home?


Goofs

There are many scenes in the movie where Al's bangs change as the camera angle changes.


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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