History Film / TheBestYearsOfOurLives

4th Dec '16 9:59:48 PM Mdumas43073
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''The Best Years of Our Lives'' is a 1946 post-war drama directed by Creator/WilliamWyler and starring Creator/FredricMarch, Creator/DanaAndrews, Creator/MyrnaLoy, Creator/TeresaWright, and Harold Russell. It won seven {{Academy Award}}s, including Best Picture of the Year.

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''The Best Years of Our Lives'' is a 1946 post-war drama directed by Creator/WilliamWyler and starring Creator/FredricMarch, Creator/DanaAndrews, Creator/MyrnaLoy, Creator/TeresaWright, Creator/VirginiaMayo, and Harold Russell. It won seven {{Academy Award}}s, including Best Picture of the Year.
4th Dec '16 9:58:27 PM Mdumas43073
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''The Best Years of Our Lives'' is a 1946 post-war drama directed by Creator/WilliamWyler and starring Creator/FredricMarch, Dana Andrews, Creator/MyrnaLoy, Creator/TeresaWright, and Harold Russell. It won seven {{Academy Award}}s, including Best Picture of the Year.

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''The Best Years of Our Lives'' is a 1946 post-war drama directed by Creator/WilliamWyler and starring Creator/FredricMarch, Dana Andrews, Creator/DanaAndrews, Creator/MyrnaLoy, Creator/TeresaWright, and Harold Russell. It won seven {{Academy Award}}s, including Best Picture of the Year.
9th Sep '16 1:12:21 PM maxwellsilver
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* AnArmAndALeg: Homer lost both hands in a fire when his aircraft carrier went down.



* CatapultNightmare: Fred does this when he has BadDreams of [[ShellShockedVeteran his fellow pilots dying in a bombing raid]].
* ChildhoodFriendRomance: Homer and Wilma, having lived [[GirlNextDoor next to another]] since childhood.

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* CatapultNightmare: Fred does this when he has BadDreams of [[ShellShockedVeteran his fellow pilots dying in a bombing raid]].
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* ChildhoodFriendRomance: Homer and Wilma, having lived [[GirlNextDoor next to another]] another since childhood.



* HookHand: Homer Parrish -- played by real-life double amputee Harold Russell.

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* HookHand: Homer Parrish -- played by real-life double amputee Harold Russell.Russell, a drill sergeant during the war who lost his hands in a training accident.
9th Sep '16 11:59:18 AM eroock
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* DerelictGraveyard: The airplane graveyard Fred visits towards the end.
29th Aug '16 4:19:29 PM jamespolk
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''The Best Years of Our Lives'' is a 1946 post-war drama directed by Creator/WilliamWyler and starring Creator/FredricMarch, Dana Andrews, and Harold Russell. It won seven {{Academy Award}}s, including Best Picture of the Year.

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''The Best Years of Our Lives'' is a 1946 post-war drama directed by Creator/WilliamWyler and starring Creator/FredricMarch, Dana Andrews, Creator/MyrnaLoy, Creator/TeresaWright, and Harold Russell. It won seven {{Academy Award}}s, including Best Picture of the Year.
23rd Apr '16 11:09:29 AM jamespolk
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''The Best Years of Our Lives'' is a 1946 post-war drama directed by Creator/WilliamWyler and starring Frederic March, Dana Andrews, and Harold Russell. It won seven {{Academy Award}}s, including Best Picture of the Year.

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''The Best Years of Our Lives'' is a 1946 post-war drama directed by Creator/WilliamWyler and starring Frederic March, Creator/FredricMarch, Dana Andrews, and Harold Russell. It won seven {{Academy Award}}s, including Best Picture of the Year.
5th Apr '16 9:09:42 AM WillBGood
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* InadvertentEntranceCue: At the pub, when Fred and Homer discuss Al's whereabout, the latter enters through the door.
--> '''Fred''': Oh, Al. He's home in the swankiest apartment house in town. We'll never see him again. [[Cue Al waling in]]

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* InadvertentEntranceCue: At the pub, when Fred and Homer discuss Al's whereabout, whereabouts, the latter enters through the door.
--> '''Fred''': Oh, Al. He's home in the swankiest apartment house in town. We'll never see him again. [[Cue ''(Cue Al waling in]]walking in)''
12th Feb '16 2:58:12 PM eroock
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* ReturningWarVet: The three protagonists in the beginning.
12th Feb '16 2:57:16 PM eroock
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'''''The Best Years of Our Lives''''' is a 1946 post-war drama directed by Creator/WilliamWyler and starring Frederic March, Dana Andrews, and Harold Russell. It won seven {{Academy Award}}s, including Best Picture of the Year.

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'''''The ''The Best Years of Our Lives''''' Lives'' is a 1946 post-war drama directed by Creator/WilliamWyler and starring Frederic March, Dana Andrews, and Harold Russell. It won seven {{Academy Award}}s, including Best Picture of the Year.
9th Jan '16 6:44:39 AM wittylibrarian
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* BittersweetEnding: Although it ends [[spoiler:with Homer marrying his sweetheart and Fred finding another job in town, implying he might be able to find a life with Peggy later on]], all three men acknowledge they will still be struggling over the emotional scars of the war.
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