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2 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
Fred, Al and Homer are three World War II veterans facing difficulties as they re-enter civilian life. Fred (Dana Andrews) is a war hero who, unable to compete with more highly skilled workers, has to return to his low-wage soda jerk job. Bank executive Al (Fredric March) gets into trouble for offering favorable loans to veterans. After losing both hands in the war, Homer (Harold Russell) returns to his loving fiancée, but must struggle to adjust.

Cast: Fredric March , Myrna Loy , Dana Andrews , Teresa Wright , Virginia Mayo , Harold Russell , Hoagy Carmichael , Gladys George

Director: William Wyler

Genres: Drama

Distributor: RKO Radio Pictures

The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Release Date: November 21st, 1946|2 hr. 52 min.

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  • March 06, 2009 pstewcat22
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    Going into the B-17 that is about to be scrapped...like visiting the old air field in 12 O'Clock High...The haunting memories that there really was no good in this "good war" 5 stars

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