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The Resource Why we fight, Disc 1, Prelude to war & the Nazis strike, producer, Frank Capra ; directors, Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak ; screenplay, Anatole Litvak, Anthony Veiler, Robert Heller, (videorecording)

Why we fight, Disc 1, Prelude to war & the Nazis strike, producer, Frank Capra ; directors, Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak ; screenplay, Anatole Litvak, Anthony Veiler, Robert Heller, (videorecording)

Label
Why we fight, Disc 1, Prelude to war & the Nazis strike
Title
Why we fight
Title number
Disc 1
Title part
Prelude to war & the Nazis strike
Statement of responsibility
producer, Frank Capra ; directors, Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak ; screenplay, Anatole Litvak, Anthony Veiler, Robert Heller
Title variation
Frank Capra's World War II
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Parts one and two of a propaganda series of seven information films shown to the American G.I. in the 1940's. Originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort. Prelude to war: Recounts the Japanese incursion into Manchuria, the Italian conquest of Ethiopia, and the beginnings of the Nazi takeover in Eastern Europe. The Nazis strike: Documents the relentless advance of Germany's military machine, as Hitler's armies terrorize their victims with blitzkrieg tactics and spread through the Rhineland, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Poland
Related
Cataloging source
EYM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, William Hornbeck ; music, Dimitri Tiomkin, Army Air Force Orchestra
Dewey number
940.5488
LC call number
D742.23
LC item number
.W42 v.1, 2000
PerformerNote
Narrators: Walter Huston, Anthony Veiler
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1897-1991
  • 1902-1974
  • 1903-1965
  • 1884-1950
  • 1894-1979
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Capra, Frank
  • Litvak, Anatole
  • Heller, Robert
  • Veiller, Anthony
  • Huston, Walter
  • Tiomkin, Dimitri
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • GoodTimes Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
94
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
  • Motion pictures in propaganda
  • Propaganda, American
Technique
live action
Label
Why we fight, Disc 1, Prelude to war & the Nazis strike, producer, Frank Capra ; directors, Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak ; screenplay, Anatole Litvak, Anthony Veiler, Robert Heller, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Standard screen (1.33:1 aspect ratio)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Prelude to war -- The Nazis strike
Control code
ocm49500418
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Isbn
9780766204942
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
05-81110
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1669562
  • (OCoLC)49500418
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono; all regions; NTSC
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Why we fight, Disc 1, Prelude to war & the Nazis strike, producer, Frank Capra ; directors, Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak ; screenplay, Anatole Litvak, Anthony Veiler, Robert Heller, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Standard screen (1.33:1 aspect ratio)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Prelude to war -- The Nazis strike
Control code
ocm49500418
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Isbn
9780766204942
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
05-81110
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1669562
  • (OCoLC)49500418
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono; all regions; NTSC
Video recording format
laserdisc

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