The Miniver Story
Warner Archive Collection (series)
Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon reprise their legendary roles in this lovingly crafted sequel to their Academy Award-winning hit Mrs. Miniver.
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- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 44 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: April 24, 2012
- Originally Released: 1950
- Label: Warner Archives
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Special Edition
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.37
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Greer Garson & Walter Pidgeon|
|Performer:||John Hodiak, Leo Genn, Cathy O'Donnell, Reginald Owen, Anthony Bushell, Richard Gale, Peter Finch, James Fox, Henry Wilcoxon & Walter Pidgeon|
|Directed by||H.C. Potter|
|Edited by||Richard Heermance & Harold F. Kress|
|Screenwriting by||George Froeschel & Ronald Millar|
|Written by||Ronald Millar|
|Composition by||Miklos Rozsa & Herbert Stothart|
|Cinematography by||Joseph Ruttenberg|
|Art Direction by||Alfred Junge|
|Produced by||Sidney Franklin|
|Director of Photography:||Joseph Ruttenberg|
Description by OLDIES.com:
World War II has finally ended and England slowly limps back to normal as men come home from the front and families start to reconstruct their lives. But normalcy is not easily achieved. Mrs. Miniver must say goodbye to an American captain she befriended during the darkest hours of England's battle. Her husband has visions of a new life with the family in Brazil. And daughter Judy has fallen in love with a married officer.
Greer Garson reprises her award-winning performance as Kay Miniver in this sequel to the wartime hit MRS. MINIVER. World War II has ended and like most families in England, the Minivers are trying to rebuild their lives. Mr. Miniver (Walter Pidgeon) wants to start over in Brazil. Son Toby (William Fox) wants to jitterbug in America. Daughter Judy (Cathy O'Donnell) is in love with a married officer. And, Mrs. Miniver (Greer Garson) is struggling with her own deep, dark secret that threatens to destroy the entire family. Kay has learned that she has terminal cancer, but with the family finally reunited in London after a lengthy separation, she does not feel it's the time to reveal this sad news. Instead, the selfless Kay, knowing the end is near, decides to make sure that her loved ones will be well taken care of after her death. H.C. Potter directs and manages to keep the story sympathetic without falling prey to melodrama.
- This was the film debut for British actor James Fox, who is billed in the credits as William, his real first name.
- Sequel to "Mrs. Miniver."
- Film debut for British actor James Fox, who is billed in the credits as William, his real first name.
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