Mrs. Miniver

Mrs. Miniver

DVD - 2010 1942
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Wartime heroics of a courageous British woman who captures a Nazi pilot, cares for her children, and endures the loss of her home and family.
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video ; : Turner Entertainment, 2010. c1942.
ISBN: 9780790746647
Branch Call Number: FIC Mrs
Characteristics: 1 DVD (ca. 133 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.


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Sep 23, 2019

A WW2 era movie depicting life just before war in 1938 and during the war in life was affected. A very good WW 2 era B & W movie .

Apr 30, 2018

Way too long. Good depiction how bad it was with German bombing. Not sure what caused the new brides death. Was interested in the Dunkirk rescue, true story. Walter Pigeon with out a mustache?

Dec 02, 2017

I rented this movie because TCM was showing the sequel, "the Miniver story". This movie sets the stage and is a good classic. The strength displayed by the Minivers in the bomb shelter in front of their home during a bombing episode and the whole bit about the rose displayed at the flower event was very touching. I believe I enjoyed "The Miniver Story " which occurs after the war even more than this movie. However, it did seem odd to me that the son didn't have a part in the sequel and wasn't acknowledged until I read the comment below about the actress and actor's marriage after the first movie; I guess that was unacceptable to Hollywood or more likely they worried it would turn off audiences; and I suspect it would have. .

Jan 28, 2016

Really good old movie. I will watch it again.

Jul 11, 2014

Great classic. Greer Garson is fantastic in this. It really helps to give a sense of wartime England.

Oct 08, 2013

The thing that most impresses me about this film is that William Wyler specifically made it in order to directly motivate Americans to join the war effort against the Nazis, and incredibly, he achieved what he set out to do, as it was highly influential. His later film, "The Best Years of Our Lives", is one of my all-time favorites.

Jun 19, 2013

Wonderful, wonderful but loved
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dragonsnakes Apr 02, 2012

Still one of my all time favourite classics featuring a family who are hugely affected by the war and featuring Greer Garson who does a marvelous job.

Dec 30, 2011

Not a bad movie, but I thought the bit near the end was stupid. Why did you stop the car? Just keep driving! Nuh.

May 21, 2011

You might think I'm a bit kooky, but this is my favourite movie of all time.

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Oct 08, 2013

(Carol and Vin have entered a heated debate about aristocracy and the poor) Carol Beldon: "...What have *you* been doing?" Vin Miniver: "I? I, uh..." Carol Beldon: "I see... Just talk. Well, that's alright -- it's easy." Vin Miniver: "Listen, I didn't say anything about-" Carol Beldon: "-Oh, don't apologize! I know how comfortable it is to curl up with a nice, fat book, full of big words and think you're going to solve all the problems of the universe. But you're not, you know. A bit of action is required now and then." Vin Miniver: "Action! Well, if that's what you and your class are asking for, maybe you'll get it one of these days." Carol Beldon: "Maybe. But not from the talkers." (Vin storms off in a huff)


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