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How Green Was My Valley (1941)

118 min - Drama - 28 October 1941
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At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans (he stern, she gentle) raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life. Lots of atmosphere, very sentimental view of pre-union miners' lives.

Director:  John Ford
Stars:  Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O'Hara, Anna Lee, Donald Crisp, Roddy McDowall, John Loder, Sara Allgood, Barry Fitzgerald, Patric Knowles, Morton Lowry, Arthur Shields, Ann Todd, Frederick Worlock, Richard Fraser, Evan S. Evans, James Monks, Rhys Williams, Lionel Pape, Ethel Griffies, Marten Lamont

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At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans (he stern, she gentle) raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life. Lots of atmosphere, very sentimental view of pre-union miners' lives.



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Genres: Drama

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English, Cymraeg
Release Date:  28 October 1941

Box Office

Budget:  $1,250,000
Revenue:  $6,000,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 58 min

Academy Award Nominations and Wins

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Donald Crisp {“Mr. Morgan”} – WON
ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Sara Allgood {“Mrs. Morgan”}
ART DIRECTION (Black-and-White) – Art Direction: Richard Day, Nathan Juran; Interior Decoration: Thomas Little – WON
CINEMATOGRAPHY (Black-and-White) — Arthur Miller – WON
DIRECTING — John Ford – WON
FILM EDITING — James B. Clark
MUSIC (Music Score of a Dramatic Picture) — Alfred Newman
OUTSTANDING MOTION PICTURE — 20th Century-Fox – WON
SOUND RECORDING — 20th Century-Fox Studio Sound Department, E. H. Hansen, Sound Director
WRITING (Screenplay) — Philip Dunne


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