How Green Was My Valley (1941) Poster

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Sex & Nudity

  • Several men are shirtless as they wash outdoors after working.
  • A woman raises the towel on her young brother back and smacks his bare bottom. His bottom is not shown.
  • Some very mild flirting between a woman and a preacher.

Violence & Gore

  • A woman threatens to kill any man who harms her husband.
  • A man comically punches another man a few times, but he is knocked unconscious.
  • After an accident in a mine, a man brought out dead and is it obvious he is dead. No blood.
  • A man is shown crushed between large rocks, and dies onscreen. No gore.
  • Two boys get into a fight.
  • A teacher violently whips a small boy.


Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A man smokes a pipe in his home around his family.
  • A young man holds a pipe in his mouth.
  • Many people drink and smoke at a wedding reception.
  • Men drink beer and hide it when an important man enters their house.
  • A few instances of pipe smoking.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • A young boy and his mother fall into a frozen pond and yell for help.
  • The lashing of a small boy as punishment until he passes out may be upsetting.
  • A woman and her young son fall into a frozen lake.
  • A violent explosion happens at a coal mine and loud explosions are hear. The towns people scream and rush towards it.
  • The deaths of characters may be intense for some viewers.

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