The Best Years of Our Lives

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Director

William Wyler

Cast

Fredric March as Al Stephenson

Myrna Loy as Milly Stephenson

Dana Andrews as Fred Derry

Teresa Wright as Peggy Stephenson

Virginia Mayo as Marie Derry

Harlod Russell as Homer Parrish

Hoagy Carmichael as Uncle Butch

Gladys George as Hortense Derry

Steve Cochran as Cliff Scully

Writers

Robert E. Sherwood (screenplay)

Mackinlay Kantor (novel)


Summary

Three United States servicemen re-adjust to societal changes and civilian life after coming home from World War II. The three men come from different services with different ranks that do not correspond with their civilian social class backgrounds.

Genre

Drama, Romance, War

Released

November 21, 1946

Runtime

2hrs 50min

MPAA

Not Rated

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