Dec 01, 1942 · However the deft and capable direction of William Wyler and the almost uniformly great acting by the cast, particularly Greer Garson as Mrs. Miniver, go a very long way towards concealing the fact that one is viewing a film with a message and few would deny that the Oscars it won were thoroughly deserved. Mrs.
Based on: Mrs. Miniver, 1939 book (from newspaper column Mrs. Miniver), by Jan Struther
Apr 07, 1996 · Miss Garson’s marriages to Edward A. A. Snelson, a British civil servant, and to Richard Ney, an actor 10 years her junior who had played her son in “Mrs. Miniver,” ended in divorce.
Greer Garson, Actress: Mrs. Miniver. Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson was born on September 29, 1904 in London, England, to Nancy Sophia (Greer) and George Garson, a commercial clerk. She was of Scottish and Ulster-Scots descent. Her childhood was a normal if not non-descript life. Greer showed no early signs of interest in becoming an actress. She was educated at the University of London
Born: Sep 29, 1904
Metro Goldwyn-Mayer put Evelyn Ankers under contract after M.G.M. saw her in the British movie ” Fire Over England ” and was planning on making “Mrs. Miniver” earlier and putting Ankers in the role of Kay Miniver.
In addition to Best Picture and Best Actress, Mrs. Miniver garnered Oscars for best supporting actress (Teresa Wright), best director (William Wyler), best script (Arthur Wimperis, George Froschel
In addition to Best Picture and Best Actress, Mrs. Miniver garnered Oscars for best supporting actress (Teresa Wright), best director (William Wyler), best script (Arthur Wimperis, George Froschel, James Hilton, Claudine West), best cinematography (Joseph Ruttenberg) and best producer (Sidney Franklin).
Frightfully nice, it’s like war at teatime. MRS. MINIVER tells of the British people’s will to survive the German bombing raids and fight to the end for their own human dignity.
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A major star at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer during the 1940s, Garson received seven Academy Award nominations, including a record-tying five consecutive nominations for acting, all in the Best Actress category (1941–1945), winning the award for Mrs. Miniver (1942).
‘Mrs. Miniver’ is a dramatic film made in 1942, directed by William Wyler and starring Greer Garson in the title role, Walter Pidgeon, and Teresa Wright. The film was both commercially and critically successful and out of twelve nominations won six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actress…
Superbly catching the warmth and feeling of Jan Struther’s characters in her best-selling book of sketches, “Mrs. Miniver,” Metro has created out of it a poignant story of the joys and sorrows
Nov 08, 2015 · Mrs. Miniver was the first movie to receive five acting nominations at the Academy Awards. Greer Garson’s Best Actress acceptance speech lasted an incredible 5 1/2 minutes, making it a Hollywood record.
Miniver won a host of Oscars including Best Picture, Best Actress for Greer Garson, Best Supporting Actress for Teresa Wright, Best Director for William Wyler, all deserved. Forget all the war pictures, this film about the trials of a British family just before and during World War II struck a poignant note with the American public.