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The Valley of Decision (1945) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Tay Garnett and produced by Edwin H. Knopf.

Academy Awards 1945 --- Ceremony Number 18 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActressGreer GarsonNominated
Best Music - ScoringHerbert StothartNominated
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THE VALLEY OF DECISION.

By Crystal Kalyana on Oct 29, 2014 From In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood

Every time I watch “The Valley Of Decision” I come to realize more and more that this is seriously one of the best movies ever made. This movie alone is enough to turn anyone into a Greer Garson fan overnight. She is just so utterly adorable in this film. After my first viewing of this g... Read full article


THE VALLEY OF DECISION.

By Crystal Kalyana on Oct 28, 2014 From In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood

Every time I watch “The Valley Of Decision” I come to realize more and more that this is seriously one of the best movies ever made. This movie alone is enough to turn anyone into a Greer Garson fan overnight. She is just so utterly adorable in this film. After my first viewing of this g... Read full article


The Valley of Decision (1945)

By Angela on Aug 16, 2013 From Hollywood Revue

Mary Rafferty (Greer Garson) comes from a family of poor Irish immigrants.? After living with her wheelchair bound father Pat (Lionel Barrymore) and widowed sister in a rundown house, Mary suddenly finds herself living with one of the most prominent families in Pittsburgh, the Scotts, when she lands... Read full article


The Valley of Decision (1945)

By Dawn on Jul 13, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

The Valley of Decision (1945)Cast: Greer Garson, Gregory Peck, Lionel Barrymore, Preston Foster, Marsha Hunt, Gladys Cooper, Reginald Owen, Dan Duryea and Jessica Tandy. The movie was adapted by Sonya Levien and John Meehan from the novel (1943) by Marcia Davenport. The film was directed by Tay Garn... Read full article


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Paul Scott: [Mary is upset over her father's stubbornness and begins crying. Paul leads her to a bluff overlooking Pittsburgh's steel mills] You can see all of Pittsburgh from here, but Pittsburgh can't see you. Why don't you sit down and cry it out?


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Despite her youthful appearance, Greer Garson was twelve years older than her leading man, Gregory Peck.
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on May 17, 1951 with Greer Garson reprising her film role.
Feature film debut of Dean Stockwell.
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