John Ford & Frank Capra WWII

Format: DVD 2015
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Bethel Park Public Library Senior Information Center AC 940.54 JO
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
Collection  Senior Information Center
Call Number  AC 940.54 JO
U.S. President Roosevelt felt Hollywood could help convince Americans why they had to fight in World War II. Two directors were chosen and sent to document the war.
Disc I (3:36 hrs.): "Why we fight"
Frank Capra story ; Prelude to war ; Divide and conquer ; The Nazis strike ; The Battle of Britain
Disc II (4:14 hrs.): "Why we fight"
The Battle of Russia ; The battle for China ; War comes to America ; War in the Pacific - the John Ford story ; December 7, 1941 ; The Battle of Midway
Disc III (2:42 hrs.): WWII bonus features: 84 WWII newsreel stories of WWII ; December 7, 1941 extended version.

Additional Information
Subjects Ford, John, -- 1894-1973.
Capra, Frank, -- 1897-1991.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Publisher Chicago, IL :Distributed by Questar,2015
Other Titles Frank Capra's Why we fight.
December 7, 1941 (Motion picture)
John Ford and Frank Capra World War II
World War II
Contributors Questar, Inc.
Reader's Digest Association.
Language English
English audio.
Notes "Reader's Digest" --On discs.
Bonus features: 84, WWII newsreels shown at local theatres during the 1940s ; extended, uncut version of John Ford's "December 7" film.
System Details DVD.
Description 3 videodiscs (approximately 10 hr.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781594648977
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