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I Remember Mama DVD

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Mama didn't leave the Old Country and move into the Larkin Street house to become rich. She left because all her siblings and in-laws were already setting down roots in the USA. Family was where Mama always fit best. Right in the heart of things.

Director George Stevens made his transition from breezy prewar films to the acclaimed masterworks of his later career with this tender charmer about a Norwegian immigrant family in 1910 San Francisco. Irene Dunne (as Mama), Barbara Bel Gedde (the matriarch of a very different family in TV's Dallas). Oscar Homolka and Ellen Corby (Grandma on The Waltons) all earned Academy Award nominations, giving performances embraced in the smile-making glow of a bygone era, ties that endure and, most of all, Mama.
Technical Specs
  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Run Time: 134 Minutes
  • Region: 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen
  • Language: English
  • Studio: Warner Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: December 7, 2004
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Closed Captioning: Yes
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
  • Audio: ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Mono [CC]
  • Color: Black & White
  • Includes:
    New Introduction by George Stevens, Jr.
    Theatrical Trailer
Reviews
22 Reviews
4.8

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NoneI Remember Mama DVD
 
4.8

(based on 22 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Engaging characters (18)
  • Entertaining (18)
  • Original (17)
  • Great cinematography (9)
  • High production value (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • At home (18)
  • Younger viewers (12)
  • Perfect gift (11)
  • Adult viewers (9)
  • In the car (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Movie buff (13), Avid moviegoer (5), Casual viewer (3)

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4.0

Great family movie

By Reetz

from St. Paul Park, Minnesota

About Me Movie Buff

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Entertaining
  • Informative
  • Original

Cons

    Best Uses

    • At Home
    • Perfect Gift
    • Younger Viewers

    Comments about this product:

    I've enjoyed this movie over and over for many years and now I decided to own a copy. Love Irene Dunne.

     
    5.0

    Scout's review

    By Scout

    from Big Elbow Lake, MN

    About Me Avid Moviegoer

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    Pros

    • Engaging Characters
    • Original

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about this product:

        Another great family film that you can watch over and over.

         
        5.0

        Classic everyone should own

        By Bobinlohman

        from Lohman, MO

        About Me Avid Moviegoer

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        Pros

        • Engaging Characters

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • At Home
          • In The Car
          • Travel

          Comments about this product:

          Lovely story that's timeless. It's also well written with a real appreciation of just how hard life was not that long ago. While we grab a credit card anytime we're in want, this is a story where solid family values and the desire to become more not just as one but as a whole is well defined and explained. If only we could recapture these values in the here and now. I think we'd find a lot more contented lifestyle and personal value to not only things but people.

           
          5.0

          Mama is in the hospital

          By Marazul

          from New Orleans

          About Me Avid Moviegoer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Engaging Characters
          • Entertaining
          • Great Cinematography
          • Nostalgic
          • Original

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • At Home
            • Perfect Gift
            • Younger Viewers

            Comments about this product:

            The movie is nostalgic piece of Americana.
            Example of immigration in the USA at the turn of the 20 century late 1900's
            Tremendous family values
            The importance of extended family members in the family system.
            It can be used in a classroom in high and college levels.

             
            5.0

            What a great movie. I was from laughter to tears.

            By mooses mom

            from Berea, Oh

            About Me Movie Buff

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Engaging Characters
            • Entertaining
            • Great Cinematography
            • High Production Value
            • Original

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • At Home
              • Perfect Gift

              Comments about this product:

              I love this movie. Brought back memories of friends I had as a child. I still keep in touch with 2 of the girls.

               
              5.0

              I am hooked on buying these classics!

              By Joanie

              from Utah

              About Me Casual Viewer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Engaging Characters
              • Entertaining
              • Great Cinematography
              • High Production Value
              • Informative
              • Original

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Adult Viewers
                • At Home
                • In The Car
                • Perfect Gift
                • Special Needs
                • Travel
                • Younger Viewers

                Comments about this product:

                I am buying the classic movies to educate my grandchildren on their forefathers. Great family history tool. My family came from Sweden and Norway. My husband's great-grandfather was a Methodist Minister from Canada just as the movie portrays in One Foot in Heaven. I now need to buy the Quiet Man with John Wayne for our Irish side. I am waiting for you to produce The 1971 The Emigrants and The Newland. All my family members want to buy them! Please do so soon!!!!

                 
                5.0

                Great!!!

                By Ron

                from John Day, OR

                About Me Casual Viewer

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                Pros

                • Engaging Characters
                • Entertaining
                • Great Plot Development
                • Original

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Adult Viewers
                  • At Home
                  • Perfect Gift
                  • Younger Viewers

                  Comments about this product:

                  It is a great clean show.

                   
                  3.0

                  Wasn't what I expected!

                  By Tedgar

                  from North Hollywood, CA

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about this product:

                  This is a wonderful story and told very well by the writer, director, actors and editor. Unfortunately, the film I got on DVD was very grainy, so it was somewhat disappointing.

                   
                  4.0

                  Love it!

                  By Movie watcher

                  from Kentucky

                  About Me Movie Buff

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Engaging Characters
                  • Entertaining
                  • Great Cinematography
                  • Original

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • At Home

                    Comments about this product:

                    Love the movie, actors and plot .

                     
                    5.0

                    They don't any better than this one.

                    By Mary old movie buff

                    from Georgia

                    About Me Movie Buff

                    Pros

                    • All Around Great Movie

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about this product:

                        This is one of my favorites. Raised in a Norwegian Family this movie reminds me of my heritage. I love the old fashion closeness of the family and the strength of Irene Dunn's character.

                         
                        5.0

                        GREAT MOVIE!

                        By Pippinthebryd

                        from Chicago, IL

                        About Me Movie Buff

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Engaging Characters
                        • Entertaining
                        • Original

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Adult Viewers
                          • At Home
                          • Perfect Gift
                          • Special Needs
                          • Younger Viewers

                          Comments about this product:

                          A fantastic family movie. A movie that shows the good in the world and a family no matter what economic or personal struggles they face. Shows the interaction of a family - without a single cell phone or ipad to do it.

                           
                          5.0

                          Irene Dunne and an impeccable script.

                          By Rusty

                          from Los Angeles, CA

                          About Me Movie Buff

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                          Pros

                          • 4 Hankie Worthy
                          • Engaging Characters
                          • Entertaining
                          • Great Cinematography
                          • High Production Value
                          • Original

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Adult Viewers
                            • At Home
                            • Perfect Gift
                            • Younger Viewers

                            Comments about this product:

                            What better way to spend an evening than in the glorious company of Miss Dunne and this beautiful, funny, touching film.

                             
                            5.0

                            A true classic!

                            By Old movie fan forever!

                            from Federal Way, WA

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                            Pros

                            • Engaging Characters
                            • Entertaining
                            • Original

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • At Home

                              Comments about this product:

                              This is one of those early classic films that you never tire of watching over and over again!
                              Wonderful multiple characters everyone will recognize in their own lives!
                              Where have all the good solid values demonstrated in this film gone?!

                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Best movie, my favorite.

                              By Kim who used to be slim.

                              from Crest Hill, Illinois

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                              Pros

                              • Engaging Characters
                              • Entertaining
                              • Original

                              Cons

                              • Poor Visual Effects

                              Best Uses

                              • Adult Viewers
                              • At Home
                              • Younger Viewers

                              Comments about this product:

                              The thing that I think is great about this movie is that although it's old, TCM makes it available. The only complaint I have is that the visual quality is not the best, the picture is much darker that when seen on television. Also, I have to crank up the volume as the audio is quiet. I watch this movie often. It reminds me of my family in a way.

                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              A Loving Tribute to Motherhood

                              By No Garrett

                              from Woodstock, GA

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                              Pros

                              • Engaging Characters
                              • Entertaining
                              • Great Cinematography
                              • Informative
                              • Original

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Adult Viewers
                                • At Home
                                • Perfect Gift
                                • Younger Viewers

                                Comments about this product:

                                This is such a touching story of a mother's love amid the struggles of everyday life. Leaves one wishing that all children should be so fortunate to have such a mother.

                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                One of my favorite movies

                                By Peanuts

                                from Kansas City,Ks

                                About Me Movie Buff

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Engaging Characters
                                • Entertaining
                                • Great Cinematography
                                • High Production Value
                                • Informative
                                • Original

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • At Home

                                  Comments about this product:

                                  The movie is wonderful.The price was amazing.I couldn't pass this up.I haven't ever seen this movie at such a great price.

                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  At last!

                                  By Cleo

                                  from New York, NY

                                  About Me Avid Moviegoer

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                                  Pros

                                  • Engaging Characters
                                  • Entertaining

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Adult Viewers
                                    • At Home
                                    • Perfect Gift
                                    • Younger Viewers

                                    Comments about this product:

                                    I didn't think I would find this DVD. I am giving it to my mother for Mother's Day. Thank
                                    you TCM!

                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Wish it was colorized

                                    By Harriet

                                    from Leonia, New Jersey

                                    About Me Movie Buff

                                    Pros

                                    • Engaging Characters
                                    • Entertaining
                                    • High Production Value
                                    • Informative
                                    • Realistic Of That Era

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • At Home
                                      • Younger Viewers

                                      Comments about this product:

                                      It depicts the reality of turn-of-the-century emigrant life. My own grandmother so related to the TV series with Peggy Wood. And my mother who grew up in the 1910's related to the movie so much so that after the passing of my grandmother she could not watch it because it brought back memories that were now gone. Young people should watch it, but they would probably think it "syrupy" because they need to see action,action,action.

                                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      True love of family

                                      By Cissie

                                      from Houston,TX

                                      About Me Movie Buff

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Entertaining
                                      • Great Cinematography
                                      • High Production Value
                                      • Original

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • At Home

                                        Comments about this product:

                                        Real life events

                                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        best picture quality

                                        By muffin77

                                        from Kingston,Id.

                                        About Me Avid Moviegoer

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                                        Pros

                                        • Engaging Characters
                                        • Entertaining
                                        • Informative
                                        • Original

                                        Cons

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                                            Comments about this product:

                                            A great moral story. I loved the interaction among all the characters in this moving story. I would have liked it to be in color.

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