Mrs Miniver DVD
Mrs. Miniver (DVD)Greer Garson delivers an Academy Award-winning performance as a British wife and mother whose courage and grace hold her family together through the terror of the World War II German Blitz--Mrs. Miniver. In this film lauded by Prime Minister Winston Churchill, which eloquently captures the hopes of England and America at a time defeat by Nazi Germany seems imminent, Mrs.
TCM Greatest Classic Films: Best Picture Winners (4FE) (DVD)CASABLANCA Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) “sticks his neck out for nobody.” Then she (Ingrid Bergman) walks back into his life…with her Resistance-leader husband. “Our candidate for the best Hollywood movie of all time” (Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide), directed by Michael Curtiz. MRS. MINIVER One of Hollywood's most memorable spirit-lifters about an idealized England confronting the terror of World War II.
Includes: "Mrs. Miniver": In the title role of this memorable spirit-lifter, Greer Garson gives a formidable performance, comforting children in a bomb shelter, capturing an enemy parachutist and delivering stuff-upper-lip British resolve. "An American In Paris": Gene Kelly, producer Arthur Freed, director Vincente Minnelli and screenwriter Alan Jay Lerner create entertainment for the ages.
Kay Miniver doesn't fly a Spitfire in dogfights over London or ply the North Sea in a battleship, but she's doing her all for wartime England. And she does it so well that Winston Churchill would say "Mrs. Miniver" was more vital to the nation than a fleet of destroyers. Winner of six Academy Awards(R), including Best Picture, this memorable spirit-lifter about an idealized England that tends its prize-winning roses while confronting the terror of war struck a patriotic chord with American audiences and became 1942's #1 box-office hit.