8 Great William Wyler Films

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Dodsworth [DVD] [1936] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
1.  Dodsworth [DVD] [1936] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Walter Huston
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  "One of Wyler's finest films features a tremendous performance by Walter Huston as middle aged industrialist who, along with his wife, finds a new set of values and new relationships whilst in Europe"
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Jezebel [VHS]
2.  Jezebel [VHS] VHS Bette Davis
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  "Great production featuring an Oscar winning performance from Bette Davis as spoilt southern belle who ends up going a bit too far to make fiancee, Henry Foda, jealous"
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Wuthering Heights [DVD]
3.  Wuthering Heights [DVD] DVD ~ Merle Oberon
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  "It stops at chapter 17 but film still has much going for it, especially the sensitive direction, moving performances and moody cinematography from Greg Toland"
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Little Foxes [DVD] [1941] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
4.  Little Foxes [DVD] [1941] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Bette Davis
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  "Sizzling adaption of Lillian Hellman drama tells of corruption and greed amongst a  family in the old south circa 1900"
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Mrs Miniver [1942] [DVD]
5.  Mrs Miniver [1942] [DVD] DVD ~ Greer Garson
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  "Not exactly great Wyler but enjoyable (and occasionally moving) propaganda film which won Wyler his first Oscar"
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The Best Years Of Our Lives [DVD] [1946]
6.  The Best Years Of Our Lives [DVD] [1946] DVD ~ Fredric March
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  "Wyler's greatest achievement. Classic film tells the story of three war veterans retuning home following WW2 and readjusting to civilian life. Still powerful after almost 60 years"
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Roman Holiday (Special Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1953]
7.  Roman Holiday (Special Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1953] DVD ~ Gregory Peck
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  "Charming film tells of tells of European princess yearning for a normal life, ending up on the loose in Rome and finding romance with reporter on her trail"
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Desperate Hours, The [DVD] [1956]
8.  Desperate Hours, The [DVD] [1956] DVD ~ Humphrey Bogart
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  "Taut and very well acted thriller (inspired by real events) of escaped convicts terrorizing a family in their own home"
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