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Mrs. Miniver

Contributor(s): Franklin, Sidney A, 1893-1972 [producer.] | Wyler, William, 1902-1981 [director.] | Wimperis, Arthur, 1874-1953 [screenwriter.] | Garson, Greer, 1904-1996 [actor.] | Pidgeon, Walter, 1897-1984 [actor.] | Wright, Teresa, 1918-2005 [actor.] | Whitty, May, Dame, 1865-1948 [actor.] | Owen, Reginald, 1887-1972 [actor.] | Travers, Henry, 1874-1965 [actor.] | Ney, Richard, 1918- [actor.] | Wilcoxon, Henry, 1905-1984 [actor.] | Severn, Christopher, 1935- [actor.] | Struther, Jan, 1901-1953. Mrs. Miniver | Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer | Warner Home Video (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Burbank, California : Warner Home Video, [2004]Copyright date: ©1942Edition: Blu-Ray.Description: 1 videodisc (133 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscSubject(s): Middle class families -- England -- Drama | World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Drama | War films | Guerra Mundial II, 1939-1945 -- Inglaterra -- TeatroGenre/Form: Feature films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.43/72
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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Sidney Franklin ; screen play by Arthur Wimperis .and four others ; directed by William Wyler.
Production Credits: Director of photography, Joseph Ruttenberg ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; editor, Harold F. Kress ; music, Herbert Stothart ; costume designer, Robert Kalloch.
Cast: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Teresa Wright, Dame May Whitty, Reginald Owen, Henry Travers, Richard Ney, Henry Wilcoxon, Christopher Severn.Summary: The story of a middle-class British family and their struggle to survive during WWII. Mrs. Miniver nobly tends her rose garden while her stalwart husband participates in the evacuation at Dunkirk. She personafies grace under pressure as the Miniver family huddles in their bomb shelter during a Luftwaffe attack, while she is forced to confront a downed Nazi paratrooper in her kitchen, and while she is preparing for her annual flower show despite the exigencies of bombing raids. Even the vicars climactic call to arms from the pulpit of his ruined church seems to bring out the best in people.
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A DVD (Browse shelf) Available 1 Blu Ray Disk 068951
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1942.

Based on the novel by Jan Struther.

Will not play on a DVD player. Needs a Blu-Ray player to be viewed.

Special features: Greer Garson Academy Award footage; photo gallery; MGM shorts; theatrical trailer.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Sidney Franklin ; screen play by Arthur Wimperis .and four others ; directed by William Wyler.

Director of photography, Joseph Ruttenberg ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; editor, Harold F. Kress ; music, Herbert Stothart ; costume designer, Robert Kalloch.

Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Teresa Wright, Dame May Whitty, Reginald Owen, Henry Travers, Richard Ney, Henry Wilcoxon, Christopher Severn.

The story of a middle-class British family and their struggle to survive during WWII. Mrs. Miniver nobly tends her rose garden while her stalwart husband participates in the evacuation at Dunkirk. She personafies grace under pressure as the Miniver family huddles in their bomb shelter during a Luftwaffe attack, while she is forced to confront a downed Nazi paratrooper in her kitchen, and while she is preparing for her annual flower show despite the exigencies of bombing raids. Even the vicars climactic call to arms from the pulpit of his ruined church seems to bring out the best in people.

DVD, NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby surround 5.1.

Closed-captioned. Includes English and French language tracks, with optional English, French and Spanish subtitles.

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