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ISBN#9780790746647
UPC#012569519626
BIB ID#932154
Call# DVD

Mrs. Miniver

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Author
Publisher
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2004]
Subjects
Description
1 videodisc (133 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
Originally released as a motion picture in 1942. Based on the novel by Jan Struther. Special features: Greer Garson Academy Award footage; photo gallery; MGM shorts; theatrical trailer. 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.

Reviews and Notes

Music and Video Summary ->  The story of a middle-class British family and their struggle to survive during WWII. Adapted from Jan Struther's book. Best Picture, Best Director - William Wyler, Best Actress - Garson, and Best Supporting Actress - Wright.

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