How Green Was My Valley (1941) Movie poster and book cover compared.

How Green Was My Valley

John Ford, 1941

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How Green Was My Valley
Richard Llewellyn, 1939

How Green Was My Valley is a movie directed by John Ford in 1941 and based on the book of the same name by Richard Llewellyn, first published in 1939. The movie features Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O’Hara, Roddy McDowall, Donald Crisp, John Loder, Anna Lee, and others.

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RATING

7.7

/ 10

Movie Poster: How Green Was My Valley (John Ford, 1941)

8.3

/ 10

Book Cover: How Green Was My Valley (Richard Llewellyn, 1939)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of How Green Was My Valley, the 1939 book by Richard Llewellyn.

How Green Was My Valley

Read by: Ralph Cosham

Storyline

A young Huw, the youngest child of Gwilym Morgan, walks home with his father to meet his mother, Beth. Huw’s childhood is idyllic, the town, not yet overrun with mining spoil, is beautiful, and the household is warm and loving, the miners sing as they walk home (in this case Bread of Heaven in Welsh). Afterwards the spending money is given out.

Movie vs Book

Poster of How Green Was My Valley, the 1941 movie by John Ford

Year

1941

Minutes

118

Movie Rate

7.70

Source: IMDb

Movie

How Green Was My Valley

Country: USA

Year: 1941

Length: 1h58m

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Cover of How Green Was My Valley, the 1939 book by Richard Llewellyn

Year

1939

Pages

448

Book Rate

8.36

S: Goodreads

Book

How Green Was My Valley

Country: UK

First published in: 1939

Length: 448 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Poster of How Green Was My Valley, the 1941 movie by John Ford

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