Who Won the 1947
Academy Awards Best Director

William Wyler

("The Best Years Of Our Lives")

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The Problem with Jake Gyllenhaal's Oscar-Buzzy Role As an ...

The New Yorker
In “Stronger,” Jake Gyllenhaal's role as a victim of the Boston Marathon bombing reveals the shortcomings of able-bodied actors playing disabled characters.

1947 Academy Awards Best Director Winner William Wyler News

The Lively Arts: On an airstrip in the rain

Traverse City Record Eagle
The William Wyler film, "The Best Years of Our Lives" is the premiere Hollywood film on postwar realities with characters returning home in a kind of revery in a B-17 to mid-town America permanently changed by the war. The conflicts following and love ...

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The music from 'Ben-Hur' is more a masterpiece than the film

Buffalo News
Miklos Rozsa, "Ben-Hur" World Premiere digital recording of the complete film score performed by the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Nic Raine (Tadlow Music, two discs). To many of us, William Wyler's "Ben-Hur" is now ...

1947 Academy Awards Best Director Winner William Wyler News

With Boston Marathon amputee drama 'Stronger' out this week, here are 7 performances from actors with actual ...

Salt Lake Tribune
Russell, who lost both hands in an explosion at a U.S. Army training camp in 1944, was chosen by director William Wyler to portray Homer Parrish, a sailor who lost his hands in World War II. Russell joined Fredric March and Dana Andrews as American ...

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