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)
|Best Actor||Walter Pidgeon||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actor||Henry Travers||Nominated|
|Best Actress||Greer Garson||Won|
|Best Supporting Actress||Dame May Whitty||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actress||Teresa Wright||Won|
|Best Cinematography||Joseph Ruttenberg||Won|
|Best Director||William Wyler||Won|
|Best Film Editing||Harold F. Kress||Nominated|
|Best Writing||Arthur Wimperis, George Froeschel, James Hilton, Claudine West||Won|
Lady Beldon: He was beheaded! Such things happen in the best families. In fact, usually in the best families.
Vicar: This is the People's War. It is our war. We are the fighters. Fight it then. Fight it with all that is in us and may God defend the Right.
Clem Miniver: She was a good cook, as good cooks go. And as good cooks go, she went.
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Greer Garson's Best Actress acceptance speech lasted an incredible 5 1/2 minutes, making it a Hollywood record.
"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.
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