History Film / MrsMiniver

25th Dec '15 5:15:12 PM toongrrl1990
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* CastIncest: Greer Garson married Richard Ney, who was her on-screen son.

* FakeBrit: At least half the cast, due to the CaliforniaDoubling. It seems most ''real'' Brits were kind of busy at the time...
17th Sep '15 12:08:59 PM gallium
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''Mrs. Miniver'' is a 1942 MetroGoldwynMayer film, directed by Creator/WilliamWyler and starring Creator/GreerGarson. The film was considered a powerful weapon in the WorldWarII propaganda campaign against the German Reich, as well as an outstanding artistic achievement, being nominated for twelve [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Academy Awards]] and winning six, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress for Teresa Wright, and Best Cinematography.
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''Mrs. Miniver'' is a 1942 MetroGoldwynMayer film, directed by Creator/WilliamWyler and starring Creator/GreerGarson. Creator/GreerGarson and Teresa Wright. The film follows the Miniver family, upper-class English living in a village outside London. The Minivers have a typical family's typical issues, such as their eldest son Vin wanting to marry Carol (Wright), granddaughter of Lady Beldon--but Britain's declaration of war soon gives them bigger things to worry about. Vin joins the RAF, mother Kay (Garson) mans the home front, and father Clem (Walter Pidgeon) takes the family sailboat out one night at the end of May 1940 to a place called Dunkirk. The film was considered a powerful weapon in the WorldWarII UsefulNotes/WorldWarII propaganda campaign against the German Reich, as well as an outstanding artistic achievement, being nominated for twelve [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Academy Awards]] and winning six, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress for Teresa Wright, and Best Cinematography.
20th May '15 4:24:53 PM nombretomado
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''Mrs. Miniver'' is a 1942 MetroGoldwynMayer film, directed by Creator/WilliamWyler and starring Creator/GreerGarson. The film was considered a powerful weapon in the WorldWarII propaganda campaign against the German Reich, as well as an outstanding artistic achievement, being nominated for twelve [[AcademyAward Academy Awards]] and winning six, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress for Teresa Wright, and Best Cinematography.
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''Mrs. Miniver'' is a 1942 MetroGoldwynMayer film, directed by Creator/WilliamWyler and starring Creator/GreerGarson. The film was considered a powerful weapon in the WorldWarII propaganda campaign against the German Reich, as well as an outstanding artistic achievement, being nominated for twelve [[AcademyAward [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Academy Awards]] and winning six, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress for Teresa Wright, and Best Cinematography.
8th Jul '14 5:48:41 AM SeptimusHeap
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Role Association is no longer a trope. Feel free to readd under a better trope if such can be found.
* RoleAssociation: It seems [[ItsAWonderfulLife Clarence]] was a stationmaster when he was alive!
27th Feb '14 8:10:02 AM jamespolk
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* EnglishRose: Carol and Kay, Carol moreso due to being younger and of good birth. Both are also connected to the symbolism via the rose contest.
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* DangerousDeserter: He isn't a deserter, he's a German pilot who got shot down over England. But in every other respect, the pilot that holds Mrs. Miniver hostage in her kitchen while demanding food and milk is this. * EnglishRose: Carol and Kay, Carol moreso more so due to being younger and of good birth. Both are also connected to the symbolism via the rose contest.
26th Feb '14 5:27:31 PM jamespolk
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'''''Mrs. Miniver''''' is a 1942 MetroGoldwynMayer film, directed by Creator/WilliamWyler and starring Creator/GreerGarson. The film was considered a powerful weapon in the WorldWarII propaganda campaign against the German Reich, as well as an outstanding artistic achievement, being nominated for twelve [[AcademyAward Academy Awards]] and winning six, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress for Teresa Wright, and Best Cinematography.
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'''''Mrs. Miniver''''' ''Mrs. Miniver'' is a 1942 MetroGoldwynMayer film, directed by Creator/WilliamWyler and starring Creator/GreerGarson. The film was considered a powerful weapon in the WorldWarII propaganda campaign against the German Reich, as well as an outstanding artistic achievement, being nominated for twelve [[AcademyAward Academy Awards]] and winning six, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress for Teresa Wright, and Best Cinematography.

* AnyoneCanDie: [[spoiler:Carol says, near the end, that she accepts that Vincent might be killed in the war, and that she intends to enjoy the rest of the time she gets to spend with him--she'll have the rest of her life to mourn. And then, when Mrs. Miniver is trying to drive Carol home that night, and parks to watch the aeronautical action, some plane strafes the Minivers' car. Mrs. Miniver is okay (she didn't realize the car had actually been shot); Carol ... isn't.]]
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* AnyoneCanDie: [[spoiler:Carol Carol says, near the end, that she accepts that Vincent might be killed in the war, and that she intends to enjoy the rest of the time she gets to spend with him--she'll have the rest of her life to mourn. And then, when Mrs. Miniver is trying to drive Carol home that night, and parks to watch the aeronautical action, some plane strafes the Minivers' car. Mrs. Miniver is okay (she didn't realize the car had actually been shot); Carol ... isn't.]]

* AnyoneCanDie: [[spoiler:Carol says, near CurseCutShort: When Mr. Ballard dares to challenge Lady Beldon at the end, rose contest, one of his friends says that she accepts that Vincent might be killed in the war, and that she intends to enjoy the rest of the time she gets to spend with him--she'll Beldon should have stuck to the rest of her life to mourn. And then, when Mrs. Miniver is trying to drive Carol home that night, railway (he's a conductor). An irritated Mr. Ballard says "and the railway can go to--" and parks to watch the aeronautical action, some plane strafes the Minivers' car. Mrs. Miniver is okay (she didn't realize the car had actually been shot); Carol ... isn't.]]a church bell rings.

* [[spoiler: KillTheCutie]]: SubvertedTrope with Vincent, DoubleSubversion with Carol.
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* [[spoiler: KillTheCutie]]: KillTheCutie: SubvertedTrope with Vincent, DoubleSubversion with Carol.

* WhamLine: "James Ballard, station master and bell ringer and a proud winner, only one hour before [[spoiler:his death]], of the Belding Cup for his beautiful Miniver rose;" What makes this a Wham Line is that this is the first we hear of [[spoiler:his death]]. * WorldWarTwo
22nd Feb '14 1:49:00 PM m8e
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'''''Mrs. Miniver''''' is a 1942 MetroGoldwynMayer film, directed by WilliamWyler and starring Creator/GreerGarson. The film was considered a powerful weapon in the WorldWarII propaganda campaign against the German Reich, as well as an outstanding artistic achievement, being nominated for twelve [[AcademyAward Academy Awards]] and winning six, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress for Teresa Wright, and Best Cinematography.
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'''''Mrs. Miniver''''' is a 1942 MetroGoldwynMayer film, directed by WilliamWyler Creator/WilliamWyler and starring Creator/GreerGarson. The film was considered a powerful weapon in the WorldWarII propaganda campaign against the German Reich, as well as an outstanding artistic achievement, being nominated for twelve [[AcademyAward Academy Awards]] and winning six, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress for Teresa Wright, and Best Cinematography.
20th Feb '14 4:10:39 PM XFllo
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* KindheartedCatLover: The Miniver family has a huge black and white cat. Their youngest child Toby is particularly attached to the sweet animal.
9th Feb '14 9:03:16 AM EgregiousEric
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I can make this clearer
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* EnglishRose: Carol and Kay, Carol moreso due to being younger and of good birth. Both are also connected to the symbolism via the rose contest.
9th Feb '14 7:21:02 AM EgregiousEric
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* EnglishRose: Kay and Carol both.
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