"How Green Was My Valley" (1941)

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"How Green Was My Valley" (1941)

20th Century-Fox

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. - The movie, based on the 1939 Richard Llewellyn novel of the same name, tells of the Morgans, a hard-working Welsh mining family living in the heart of the South Wales Valleys during the 19th century. The story chronicles life in the South Wales coalfields, the loss of that way of life and its effects on the family. The fictional village in the movie is based on Gilfach Goch; Llewellyn spent his summers there visiting his grandfather, and it served as the inspiration for the novel. The movie has been selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry of the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant"."

Genre': Drama, Family
Release date: October 28, 1941

Directed by: John Ford

Produced by: Darryl F. Zanuck
Screenplay: Philip Dunne
Based on: "How Green Was My Valley" by Richard Llewellyn
Music: Alfred Newman
Cinematography: Arthur C. Miller
Edited by: James B. Clark

Cast: Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O'Hara, Anna Lee, Donald Crisp, Roddy McDowall, Sara Allgood, Irving Pichel (Narrator)

Distributed by: 20th Century-Fox

Awards

Academy Awards (1942 / 14th):
  • Best Picture
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role
  • Best Director
  • Best Cinematography, Black-and-White
  • Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Black-and-White

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* © 1941 - 20th Century Fox

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