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The Combat film

Author: John LithgowGreg MartinelliMolly OrnatiRita MateLawrence PitkethlyAll authors
Publisher: South Burlington, VT : Annenberg/CPB Collection, 1994.
Series: American cinema, 6.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Historians, directors and military leaders describe the evolution of the World War II combat film, the rise of the Vietnam film, the influence of factual newsreel documentaries on fiction film genre, and the narrative tradition linking such films as Bataan (1943) and Platoon (1968).
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Lithgow; Greg Martinelli; Molly Ornati; Rita Mate; Lawrence Pitkethly; Matthew Modine; Danielle Gardner; Samuel Fuller; Paul Fussell; Thomas Patrick Doherty; Richard D Zanuck; Lindsay Anderson; Tim O'Brien; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); New York Center for Visual History.; KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); British Broadcasting Corporation.; Annenberg/CPB Project.
ISBN: 1559468130 9781559468138
OCLC Number: 31932751
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: At head of title: Annenberg/CPB Project.
Originally broadcast on PBS.
Credits: Director, Lawrence Pitkethly ; editor, Chris Jenner ; producer, Danielle Gardner ; series producers, Greg Martinelli, Molly Ornati, Rita Mate, Lawrence Pitkethly.
Performer(s): Samuel Fuller, Paul Fussell, Thomas Doherty, Richard Zanuck, Lindsay Anderson, Anthony Lukeman, Tim O'Brien.
Host, John Lithgow.
Narrator, Matthew Modine.
Description: 1 videocassette (55 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: American cinema, 6.
Other Titles: American cinema.
Annenberg/CPB collection.
Responsibility: co-production of the New York Center for Visual History, KCET/Los Angeles, and the BBC.

Abstract:

Historians, directors and military leaders describe the evolution of the World War II combat film, the rise of the Vietnam film, the influence of factual newsreel documentaries on fiction film genre, and the narrative tradition linking such films as Bataan (1943) and Platoon (1968).

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