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Mrs. Miniver (1942)
Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Producer: Sidney Franklin
Starring: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Teresa Wright, Dame May Whitty, Reginald Owen
Synopsis: A moving drama about a middle-class English family learning to cope with war, told in a series of dramatic vignettes. The family, headed by the lovely and gracious matriarch, endures the departure of the father for the beaches at Dunkirk, the discovery of a wounded Nazi pilot, the death of the daughter-in-law in an air raid, and the entry of the son into the Royal Air Force. The scenes culminate in a morale-boosting final speech that President Franklin Roosevelt ordered printed and air-dropped over war-torn Europe. Condensed from the novel by Jan Struther.
Academy Awards®:
Best Picture   Won
Best Director Willliam Wyler Won
Best Actor Walter Pidgeon Nominated
Best Actress Greer Garson Won
Supporting Actor Henry Travers Nominated
Supporting Actress Teresa Wright Won
Supporting Actress Dame May Whitty Nominated
Cinematography (b&w) Joseph Ruttenberg Won
Best Screenplay

George Froeschel
James Hilton
Claudine West
Arthur Wimperis
Editing Harold F. Kress Nominated
Sound Recording Douglas Shearer Nominated
Special Effects A. Arnold Gillespie
Warren Newcombe
Douglas Shearer
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