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The Resource Why we fight, Disc 2, Divide and conquer & the Battle of Britain., (videorecording)

Why we fight, Disc 2, Divide and conquer & the Battle of Britain., (videorecording)

Label
Why we fight, Disc 2, Divide and conquer & the Battle of Britain.
Title
Why we fight
Title number
Disc 2
Title part
Divide and conquer & the Battle of Britain.
Title variation
Frank Capra's World War II
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Parts three and four 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. Divide and conquer: Recounts the successive defeats of Denmark, Norway, Holland, Belgium, and France by the seemingly invincible German army, as seen in dramatic footage from both sides of the battle. The Battle of Britain: Exclusive Army footage and captured Nazi film portray the indomitable spirit of the heroic Londoners during the blitz by the Luftwaffe and outline Hitler's six-point plan to annihilate England
Related
Cataloging source
EYM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer, Frank Capra ; directors, Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak ; screenplay, Anatole Litvak, Anthony Veiler, Robert Heller ; editor, William Hornbeck ; music, Dimitri Tiomkin, Army Air Force Orchestra
Dewey number
940.5488
LC call number
D742.23
LC item number
W42 v.2, 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
109
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
  • Motion pictures in propaganda
  • Propaganda, American
Technique
live action
Label
Why we fight, Disc 2, Divide and conquer & the Battle of Britain., (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Standard screen (1.33:1 aspect ratio)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Divide and conquer -- The Battle of Britain
Control code
ocm49500419
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Isbn
9780766204966
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
05-81111
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1669563
  • (OCoLC)49500419
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono; all regions; NTSC
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Why we fight, Disc 2, Divide and conquer & the Battle of Britain., (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Standard screen (1.33:1 aspect ratio)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Divide and conquer -- The Battle of Britain
Control code
ocm49500419
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Isbn
9780766204966
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
05-81111
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1669563
  • (OCoLC)49500419
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono; all regions; NTSC
Video recording format
laserdisc

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