Mrs. Miniver

TitleMrs. Miniver
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1942
AuthorsWyler, William
Running Time2h 12m
Date Released06/1942
CountryUnited States
Publication LanguageEnglish

Mrs. Miniver is a 1942 American romantic war drama  directed by William Wyler and starring Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon. Inspired by the 1940 novel, Mrs. Miniver, by Jan Struther, the film shows how the life of an unassuming British housewife in rural England is touched by World War II. Mrs. Miniver won six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress (Greer Garson), and Best Supporting Actress (Teresa Wright). It was the first film with a plot line centered on World War II to win an Oscar for Best Picture.


Greer Garson

Walter Pidgeon

Teresa Wright

Dame May Whitty

Reginald Owen

Henry Travers

Richard Ney

Henry Wilcoxon


Produced by Sidney Franklin

Directed by William Wyler

Written by Arthur Wimperis, George Froeschel, James Hilton, and Claudine West

Cinematography by Joseph Ruttenberg

Edited by Harold F. Kress

Music by Herbert Stothart

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