The Best Years of Our Lives with Special Guests

The Best Years of Our Lives with Special Guests

Three American servicemen (Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Harold Russell) return to their hometown and struggle with the challenges of post-war life in this epic drama from writer Robert E. Sherwood and director William Wyler, which was the biggest box-office hit of its year as well as a Best Picture winner.

Three American servicemen (Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Harold Russell) return to their hometown and struggle with the challenges of post-war life in this epic drama from writer Robert E. Sherwood and director William Wyler, which was the biggest box-office hit of its year as well as a Best Picture winner. Newcomer Russell won a Supporting Actor Oscar and received a Special Award “for bringing hope and courage to his fellow veterans.”

Director: William Wyler. Cast: Myrna Loy, Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Teresa Wright. 1946. 172 min. USA. B&W. English. DCP. 

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