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.
ContentsDisc 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.
Capra, Frank, -- 1897-1991.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns.
|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
Reader's Digest Association.
"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.
3 videodiscs (approximately 10 hr.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.