Who Won the 1947
Academy Awards Best Director

William Wyler

("The Best Years Of Our Lives")

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Brimful of Dunkirk spirit: You'll be moved to tears by the acts of heroism in an epic that shows how defeat turned ...

Daily Mail
William Wyler's Oscars-festooned Mrs Miniver, and David Lean's In Which We Serve, both came out in 1942. Later, the 1958 film Dunkirk, directed by Barry Norman's father Leslie, despite much stiffness of upper lip from the likes of John Mills, made a ...

1947 Academy Awards Best Director Winner William Wyler News

Hollywood Flashback: In 1943, 'Mrs. Miniver' Mined Dunkirk for Six Oscars

Hollywood Reporter
Director William Wyler's film, which took home the Academy Award for best picture, focused on a British family trying to survive the war. Christopher Nolan's take on the World War II battle hits theaters July 21. Warner Bros. can only hope that ...

1947 Academy Awards Best Director Winner William Wyler News

They Live By Night Criterion Collection Blu-ray Review

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... THEY LIVE BY NIGHT, revealed under the aforementioned boy and girl–Arthur “Bowie” Bowers (Farley Granger, who also appeared in Alfred Hitchcock's ROPE that same year) and Catherine “Keechie” Mobley (Cathy O'Donnell, William Wyler's THE BEST ...

1947 Academy Awards Best Director Winner William Wyler News

From the Frontline: The Real WWII Films to Watch Before 'Dunkirk'

Film School Rejects
Before you head out to watch 'Dunkirk' this week, meet the Hollywood filmmakers that enlisted in order to show America the true stories of World War II.

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