The Epic Film Challenge II
#130 – How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Dir. John Ford
Starring: Donald Crisp, Roddy McDowall, Maureen O’Hara, Walter Pidgeon, Sara Allgood, Anna Lee, Patric Knowles, John Loder
The one hundred and thirtieth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, John Ford’s picturesque production of a small Welsh mining town story, How Green Was My Valley.
Recorded in December 2016.
Oscar Wins: Best Picture (Darryl F. Zanuck), Best Director (John Ford), Best Supporting Actor (Donald Crisp), Best Black-and-White Cinematography (Arthur Charles Miller), Best Black-and-White Art Direction (Richard Day, Nathan H. Juran, Thomas Little)
Is it a film you must see before you die?
Luke: Yes, I loved the timelessness of this film, it’s melodramatic but it still swept me away with the quaint story.