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Van Voorhis, Westbrook 1903-1968

Overview
Works: 832 works in 1,197 publications in 1 language and 9,975 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Newsreels  Sources  War television programs  Biography  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  War films 
Roles: Narrator, Speaker, Host, Performer, Commentator, Reporter, Author
Classifications: D767, 940.53
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Westbrook Van Voorhis
Crusade in the Pacific( Visual )

22 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary covers the entire saga of World War II in the Pacific theatre, utilizing film footage shot by cameramen on both sides of the War
World War II the German Front( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prelude to War: began as a training video for U.S. Troops compares the "free" world to the "slave" world--the dictatorships of Germany, Italy, and Japan. Used widely as a propaganda piece, the film endures as a study of how governments survive to justify wars to those who fight them
Crusade in the Pacific( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archival footage from both the Allies and Japan give detailed information of World War II showing both points of view from the Pacific Theater
Leadbelly( Visual )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new France( Visual )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American fashion and leisure 1945-1950( Visual )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected newsreels from The March of time which examines fashion, beauty and leisure time in the U.S
The American family the War years 1941-1945( Visual )

5 editions published between 1941 and 1987 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the sacrifices being made by men, women and children on the homefront to aid the war effort, while American troups were fighting for their country in the World War II
The American family the postwar years 1946-1948( Visual )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected news stories from the March of time, which documents the concerns of U.S. families during and after World War II with such issues as the "baby bomb", adoption, conditions for the aged, marriage and divorce
Crusade in Europe( Visual )

5 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Emmy and Peabody award winning television series adapted from General Dwight D. Eisenhower's memoir and produced by the March of Time newsreel unit, featuring captured combat footage
Show business: the Postwar years 1946-1950( Visual )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected news stories from the March of time which present various aspects of the U.S. culture including nightclub entertainment, radio, theater, popular music and the life of a model
America's youth 1940-1950( Visual )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected news stories from the March of Time which documents the youth from 1940-1950. America's Youth (1940) from debutante daughters to depression-ridden children of the poor an examination of the needs and desires of 21 million young men and women is made. Youth in Crisis (1943) reveals how war affects America's youth. Teenage Girls (1945) an exploration of what they "go for" and "frown on" in music, clothes, games and hobbies. The Fight for Better Schools (1949) investigates the run down condition of public schools and looks at how one community is dealing with the problem. Schools March On (1950) the presentation of the educational techniques and facilities in American school systems is highlighted by the example of public school consolidation in Woodford County, Illinois
War in the Pacific( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This amazing documentary chronicles the compelling events that led up to Japan's surprise bombing of the U.S. Naval base at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 and depicts the numerous air, land and sea battles that unfolded from 1942 until the fall of the Japanese empire in 1945"--Container
Show business the war years 1939-1945( Visual )

5 editions published between 1939 and 1987 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected news stories from The March of time which present various aspects of the U.S. entertainment industry, including motion pictures, popular music, theater and nightclubs
Germany and other problems, 1938( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected news stories from the March of time, which documents the concerns of U.S. citizens directly before America's involvement in World War II. Includes films on Nazi Germany, the flight of White Russians to Europe and the U.S., the pine industry in Southern U.S., the work of N.Y.'s Missing Person's Bureau, the development of Key West, the rehabilitation of U.S. criminals, the League of Nations and more
Crusade in the Pacific( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary covers the entire saga of World War II in the Pacific theatre, utilizing film footage shot by cameramen on both sides of the War, originally broadcast on television in 1951
Great WWII campaigns war in the Pacific : war in europe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War in the Pacific. "This amazing documentary chronicles the compelling events that led up to Japan's surprise bombing of the U.S. Naval base at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 and depicts the numerous air, land and sea battles that unfolded from 1942 until the fall of the Japanese empire in 1945." War in Europe. "Offering a vivid depiction of America's World War II campaign in Europe, the series employs war footage taken from the U.S. Army, Navy and Coast Guard, the British War Office, the National Film Board of Canada and captured Nazi materials."--Container
Crusade in the Pacific( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An historical account of war in the Pacific with actual wartime footage and factual narration
Eisenhower's crusade in Europe( Visual )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the pages of General Dwight D. Eisenhower's personal memoirs comes the riveting account of death and destruction, of courage and strength. Breathtaking in scope, incredible in its authenticity, it's an epic adventure that features the finest World War II footage ever captured on film"--Container
The March of time [American lifestyles, 1939-1950]( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compiled from segments of a newsreel series originally produced by Time Magazine, this series documents life in America. Features activities in show business, family, youth, fashion and leisure from World War II through 1950
War in Europe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Offering a vivid depiction of America's World War II campaign in Europe, the series employs war footage taken from the U.S. Army, Navy and Coast Guard, The British War Office, the National Film Board of Canada and captured Nazi materials. The program highlights strategic sessions with Allied and Axis power leaders and generals"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Conrad, Hugh 1903-1968

Van Voorhis, W. 1903-1968

Voorhis, Westbrook van 1903-1968

Westbrook Van Voorhis American actor

Languages
English (86)