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The Best Years of Our Lives

I definitely underestimated just how good The Best Years of Our Lives was going to be. While, at three hours, it is on the long side, it has enough genuine feeling and pathos to sustain that kind of running time. 786 more words

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The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Well. The Best Years of Our Lives is quite a film. It runs for about two hours and fifty minutes but it’s not long – there’s hardly a moment wasted. 867 more words

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The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Dir. William Wyler. Starring Fredric March, Teresa Wright, Dana Andrews

In 1979, Jimmy Carter gave a speech that, in my mind, ranks with George Washington’s Farewell Address or Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural as one of the most important in the history of the American executive. 2,070 more words

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Among My Souvenirs: The Timeless Gifts of "The Best Years of Our Lives"

This post was prompted by the “Try It, You’ll Like It!” Blogathon, a celebration of classic films for the benefit of those who haven’t yet found their entry point into the wonderful world of time-honoured cinema. 3,575 more words

The Best Years of Our Lives is a Timeless Classic That Still Resonates Today

The Best Years of our Lives is a classic. In this film, three WWII veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed, their old lives gone forever. 30 more words

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classic for a reason -- "The Best Years of Our Lives"

The Best Years of Our Lives, 1946. Samuel Goldwyn Productions, released by RKO Radio Pictures. Starring Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Harold Russell, Myrna Loy. Also featuring Teresa Wright & Virginia Mayo. 764 more words
Classic For A Reason

And the Oscar Goes to...: The Best Years of Our Lives

Here we’ve come to what I consider the last contemporary World War II film in the Best Picture list. There were three: Mrs. Miniver (1942), … 249 more words

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