History Trivia / HowGreenWasMyValley

7th Oct '17 8:33:43 PM LadyNorbert
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* CaliforniaDoubling: The film was originally intended to be made in the UK, but UsefulNotes/WorldWarII made that idea all but impossible. So, it was filmed on the 20th Century Fox backlot. According to movie lore, the move to California meant that the movie would have to be filmed in black and white, rather than color as originally intended, because the colors of the flowers and other vegetation in California would not match the colors in Wales.
* FollowTheLeader: It was green-lit as Fox's answer to "Gone With the Wind".

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* CaliforniaDoubling: The film was originally intended to be made in the UK, but UsefulNotes/WorldWarII made that idea all but impossible. So, impossible, so it was filmed on the 20th Century Fox backlot. According to movie lore, the move to California meant that the movie would have to be filmed in black and white, rather than color as originally intended, because the colors of the flowers and other vegetation in California would not match the colors in Wales.
* FollowTheLeader: It was green-lit as Fox's answer to "Gone With the Wind".''Film/GoneWithTheWind''.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: It was originally envisioned as a sprawling three hour epic filmed in Technicolor and on location in the UK with Tyrone Powers as an adult Huw. World War II put the the damper on those plans, so plans for scaled back to be more modest and focus on Huw's childhood instead of his journey to adulthood. The BBC would later adapt the whole novel in miniseries format.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: It was originally envisioned as a sprawling three hour three-hour epic filmed in Technicolor and on location in the UK UK, with Tyrone Powers as an adult Huw. World War II put the the damper on those plans, so plans for scaled back to be more modest and focus on Huw's childhood instead of his journey to adulthood. The BBC would later adapt the whole novel in miniseries format.
21st Sep '17 8:18:29 PM ProfessorGrimm
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* FollowTheLeader: It was green-lit as Fox's answer to "Gone With the Wind".


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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: It was originally envisioned as a sprawling three hour epic filmed in Technicolor and on location in the UK with Tyrone Powers as an adult Huw. World War II put the the damper on those plans, so plans for scaled back to be more modest and focus on Huw's childhood instead of his journey to adulthood. The BBC would later adapt the whole novel in miniseries format.
7th Jul '17 3:45:41 PM nero666
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* CaliforniaDoubling: The film was originally intended to be made in the UK, but UsefulNotes/WorldWarII made that idea all but impossible. So, it was filmed on the 20th Century Fox backlot. According to movie lore, the move to California meant that the movie would have to be filmed in black and white, rather than color as originally intended, because the colors of the flowers and other vegetation in California would not match the colors in Wales.
25th Apr '16 9:29:14 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy: A young Roddy [=McDowell=] plays Huw.
28th Feb '16 7:48:32 AM GothicProphet
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* [[HeyItsThatGuy Hey, It's That Guy!]]: A young Roddy [=McDowell=] plays young Huw.
* PopCulturalOsmosisFailure: It's only known now as "the film that won [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Best Picture]] over ''Film/CitizenKane''."

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* [[HeyItsThatGuy Hey, It's That Guy!]]: HeyItsThatGuy: A young Roddy [=McDowell=] plays young Huw.
* PopCulturalOsmosisFailure: It's only known now as "the film that won [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Best Picture]] over ''Film/CitizenKane''.""
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20th May '15 3:58:35 PM nombretomado
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* PopCulturalOsmosisFailure: It's only known now as "the film that won [[AcademyAward Best Picture]] over ''Film/CitizenKane''."

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* PopCulturalOsmosisFailure: It's only known now as "the film that won [[AcademyAward [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Best Picture]] over ''Film/CitizenKane''."
31st Jan '15 2:06:53 PM AnotherGuy
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* PopculturalOsmosisFailure: It's only known now as "the film that won [[AcademyAward Best Picture]] over ''Film/CitizenKane''."

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* PopculturalOsmosisFailure: PopCulturalOsmosisFailure: It's only known now as "the film that won [[AcademyAward Best Picture]] over ''Film/CitizenKane''."
31st Jan '15 2:06:43 PM AnotherGuy
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* PopculturalOsmosisFailure: It's only known now as "the film that won [[AcademyAward Best Picture]] over ''Film/CitizenKane''.

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* PopculturalOsmosisFailure: It's only known now as "the film that won [[AcademyAward Best Picture]] over ''Film/CitizenKane''."
31st Jan '15 2:06:32 PM AnotherGuy
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* PopCultureOsmosisFailure: It's only known now as "the film that won [[AcademyAward Best Picture]] over ''Film/CitizenKane''.

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* PopCultureOsmosisFailure: PopculturalOsmosisFailure: It's only known now as "the film that won [[AcademyAward Best Picture]] over ''Film/CitizenKane''.
31st Jan '15 2:06:07 PM AnotherGuy
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* PopCultureOsmosisFailure: It's only known now as "the film that won [[AcademyAward Best Picture]] over ''Film/CitizenKane''.
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