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The Resource Why we fight, Disc 4, The battle of China & War comes to America, producer, Frank Capra ; directors, Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak ; screenplay, Anatole Litvak, Anthony Veiler, Robert Heller, (videorecording)

Why we fight, Disc 4, The battle of China & War comes to America, producer, Frank Capra ; directors, Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak ; screenplay, Anatole Litvak, Anthony Veiler, Robert Heller, (videorecording)

Label
Why we fight, Disc 4, The battle of China & War comes to America
Title
Why we fight
Title number
Disc 4
Title part
The battle of China & War comes to America
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 six and seven 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. The Battle of China (1944): Depicts Japanese aggression against China during World War II and describes Japan's plans for world conquest. Recalls Chinese development of the compass, printing, astronomy, gunpowder, and porcelain. War comes to America (1945): Briefly reviews the history of the United States and describes the characteristics, habits, and beliefs of the American people. Explains the events from 1931 to 1941 that caused the United States to enter World War II
Related
Cataloging source
FGM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, William Hornbeck ; music, Dimitri Tiomkin, Army Air Force Orchestra
Dewey number
940.5488
LC call number
D743.23
LC item number
.W675 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
131
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945
  • Japan
  • Inventions
  • 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 4, The battle of China & War comes to America, producer, Frank Capra ; directors, Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak ; screenplay, Anatole Litvak, Anthony Veiler, Robert Heller, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
black and white
Contents
The Battle of China : information film #6 (ca. 65 min.) / produced by the War Department, Signal Corps, Army Service Forces for the Morale Services Division -- War comes to America : information film #7 (ca. 66 min.) / produced by the War Department, Army Pictorial Service, for the Information and Education Division
Control code
ocm47787864
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 131 min.)
Isbn
9780766204980
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
05-81113
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1669564
  • (OCoLC)47787864
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Why we fight, Disc 4, The battle of China & War comes to America, producer, Frank Capra ; directors, Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak ; screenplay, Anatole Litvak, Anthony Veiler, Robert Heller, (videorecording)
Publication
Color
black and white
Contents
The Battle of China : information film #6 (ca. 65 min.) / produced by the War Department, Signal Corps, Army Service Forces for the Morale Services Division -- War comes to America : information film #7 (ca. 66 min.) / produced by the War Department, Army Pictorial Service, for the Information and Education Division
Control code
ocm47787864
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 131 min.)
Isbn
9780766204980
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
05-81113
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1669564
  • (OCoLC)47787864
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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