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

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Trivia

"The Hedda Hopper Show - This Is Hollywood" broadcast a 30-minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 15, 1947, with Dana Andrews and Harold Russell reprising their film roles.


Quotes

Fred Derry: You gotta hand it to the Navy; they sure trained that kid how to use those hooks.
Al Stephenson: They couldn't train him to put his arms around his girl, or to stroke her hair.


Goofs

When Homer is talking to the obnoxious customer at the soda counter, Fred serves water at the customer's right hand, but in another shot, it's at his left hand side.


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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Drama | Romance | War

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