How green was my valley

United States, 1941

Film
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Winner of five Academy Awards, this is an inspiring yet heart-breaking film from producer Darryl Zanuck and director John Ford. Sixty year old Huw Morgan looks back on his life as a boy (Roddy McDowall) in a small Welsh mining town. His reminiscences reveal the disintegration of the closely knit Morgans, and his devoted parents (Donald Crisp, Sara Allgood), while capturing the sentiments and issues of their time. Maureen O’Hara and Walter Pidgeon co-star in this acclaimed classic, the story of one family’s dreams, struggles and triumphs. Based on the famous novel by Richard Llewellyn. Includes performances by the Welsh Singers.

Credits

director

John Ford

producer

Darryl F. Zanuck

production company

Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

Language

English

Duration

01:58:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

39555

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Adaptations

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Academy awards (Motion pictures)

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → English literature - Film and video adaptations

War films

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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