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How Green Was My Valley

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How Green Was My Valley

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
118 minutes
performer:
Maureen O'Hara, Walter Pidgeon, Donald Crisp, Barry Fitzgerald, Anna Lee, Roddy McDowall, Sara Allgood
director:
John Ford
distributor:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation
author:
Philip Dunne
genre:
Drama, Romance

We gave it a B

So vivid is this disc-only release that John Ford’s How Green Was My Valley impoverished Welsh mining town seems to exist in a microscope, the lens attuned to the merest flecks of coal dust in weather-beaten pores. A restored early-stereo soundtrack muffles the narration, but two alternate audio tracks let you select a clear mono mix or just the music score. A-

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