Drama, Romance, War

Director: Frank Lloyd Cast: Diana Wynyard, Clive Brook, Frank Lawton, Ursula Jeans, Margaret Lindsay, John Warburton, Una O’Connor, Herbert Mundin, Beryl Mercer, Irene Browne, Tempe Pigott, Merle Tottenham, Billy Bevan, Desmond Roberts, Dickie Henderson, Douglas Scott, Sheila MacGill, Bonita Granville, Betty Grable (uncredited)

Academy Awards: Best Picture; Best Director (Frank Lloyd); Best Art Direction

Also Nominated For: Best Actress in a Leading Role (Diana Wynyard)

I First Saw In: c. 2011

Synopsis: Chronicling the lives of the Marryot family through the first three decades of the 20th century.

Did You Know? In February 2012, this film’s Best Picture Oscar was auctioned for $332,165.

And now a Word from the Guise:
This sprawling romantic epic is very good. It isn’t greatper se, but it is nevertheless very good. Diana Wynyard is an absolute treat to watch.

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