Mrs. Miniver [videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Sidney Franklin ; screen play by Arthur Wimperis ... [et al.] ; directed by William Wyler.Material type: FilmPublisher number: 65196 | Warner Home VideoLanguage: English, French Summary language: English, French, Spanish Original language: English Publication details: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, Edition: Standard versionDescription: 1 videodisc (133 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 inISBN:
- PR6025.A9 M5 2004
- Director of photography, Joseph Ruttenberg ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; editor, Harold F. Kress ; music, Herbert Stothart ; costume designer, Robert Kalloch.
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DVD; Dolby digital mono.
Closed-captioned. Includes English and French language tracks, with optional English, French and Spanish subtitles.
Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Teresa Wright, Dame May Whitty, Reginald Owen, Henry Travers, Richard Ney, Henry Wilcoxon, Christopher Severn.
Director of photography, Joseph Ruttenberg ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; editor, Harold F. Kress ; music, Herbert Stothart ; costume designer, Robert Kalloch.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1942.
Based on the novel by Jan Struther.
The story of a middle-class British family and their struggle to survive during WWII. Mrs. Miniver nobly tends her rose garden while her stalwart husband participates in the evacuation at Dunkirk. She personafies grace under pressure as the Miniver family huddles in their bomb shelter during a Luftwaffe attack, while she is forced to confront a downed Nazi paratrooper in her kitchen, and while she is preparing for her annual flower show despite the exigencies of bombing raids. Even the vicars climactic call to arms from the pulpit of his ruined church seems to bring out the best in people.
Special features: Greer Garson Academy Award footage; photo gallery; MGM shorts; theatrical trailer.