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THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES1946

The Best Years of Our Lives

The Best Years of Our Lives
© MCMXLVI BY SAMUEL GOLDWYN PRODUCTIONS INC.

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Source of Film

SOURCE OF FILM

Glory for Me
  • Glory for Me
  • by MacKinlay Kantor
  • Published in 1945, the novella was written entirely in blank verse. Although Kantor sold the rights to the book, he was upset with the screen treatment as well as the change of title for the film.

Producer Detail

PRODUCER DETAIL

Samuel Goldwyn

Director Detail

DIRECTOR DETAIL

William Wyler

Film Synopsis

RUNTIME & SYNOPSIS

2 hours, 52 minutes

Three WWII veterans must face the postwar world as they try to re-adjust to civilian life. William Wyler directs Myrna Loy, Fredric March and Dana Andrews.

Film Awards

FILM AWARDS

MPAA Rating

MPAA RATING

Film is unrated

Box Office Ranking

BOX OFFICE RANKING

  • 1946 Domestic Box Office Rank: #1 [1]U.S. flag
  • 1946 Worldwide Box Office Rank: #1 [1]

Theatrical Revenues

GROSS

  • (Adjusted Gross in $millions)
  • Domestic Theatrical Release:  $495 [1]U.S. flag
  • Worldwide Theatrical Release:  $860 [1]

Original Film Distributor

DISTRIBUTOR

Sources

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Film Synopsis

RUNTIME & SYNOPSIS

2 hours, 52 minutes

Three WWII veterans must face the postwar world as they try to re-adjust to civilian life. William Wyler directs Myrna Loy, Fredric March and Dana Andrews.

Film Awards

FILM AWARDS

MPAA Rating

MPAA RATING

Film is unrated

Box Office Ranking

BOX OFFICE RANKING

  • 1946 Domestic Box Office Rank: #1 [1]U.S. flag
  • 1946 Worldwide Box Office Rank: #1 [1]

Theatrical Revenues

GROSS

  • (Adjusted Gross in $millions)
  • Domestic Theatrical Release:  $495 [1]U.S. flag
  • Worldwide Theatrical Release:  $860 [1]

Original Film Distributor

DISTRIBUTOR

Sources

SOURCES