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Mrs. Miniver (1942) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by William Wyler and produced by Sidney Franklin.

The film was based on the novel of the same name and also Newspaper Column, The Times written by Jan Struther published in 1939 (novel); 1937 (newspaper column).

Mrs. Miniver was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2009.

Academy Awards 1942 --- Ceremony Number 15 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorWalter PidgeonNominated
Best Supporting ActorHenry TraversNominated
Best ActressGreer GarsonWon
Best Supporting ActressDame May WhittyNominated
Best Supporting ActressTeresa WrightWon
Best CinematographyJoseph RuttenbergWon
Best DirectorWilliam WylerWon
Best Film EditingHarold F. KressNominated
Best PictureMetro-Goldwyn-MayerWon
Best WritingArthur Wimperis, George Froeschel, James Hilton, Claudine WestWon
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Kay Miniver: Did you know that the 12th Lord Beldon was hanged?
Lady Beldon: He was beheaded! Such things happen in the best families. In fact, usually in the best families.


Mr. Ballard: What goes to make a rose, ma'am, is breeding... and budding... and horse-manure, if you'll pardon the expression.
Mr. Ballard: And that's where you come in, ma'am.


Clem Miniver: She was a good cook, as good cooks go. And as good cooks go, she went.


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Winston Churchill once said that this film had done more for the war effort than a flotilla of destroyers.
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on December 7, 1942 with Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon reprising their film roles.
The first Academy Award Best Picture nominee to receive nominations in all of the four acting categories.
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Mrs. Miniver

Released 1942
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