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Distant war : 1939-40

Author: Laurence Olivier; David Elstein; Laurence Thompson; Thames Video Collection.
Publisher: New York, NY : HBO Video, ©1980.
Series: World at war, v. 2.; Special Collection's series.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Summarizes Britain's attempts to accustom herself to the idea of war. Recounts the incident of the Graf Spec, the fall of Finland and the story of how the decision was made between Halifax and Churchhill.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Olivier; David Elstein; Laurence Thompson; Thames Video Collection.
ISBN: 1558031626 9781558031623
OCLC Number: 28563781
Notes: "In cooperation with the Imperial War Museum."
Credits: Graphics, Ian Kestle ; film editor, Peter Lee-Thompson ; narrator, Laurence Olivier ; music, Carl Davis.
Performer(s): Laurence Olivier.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (52 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: World at war, v. 2.; Special Collection's series.
Other Titles: Distant war, 1939-1940
Responsibility: written by Laurence Thompson ; produced and directed by David Elstein.

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Summarizes Britain's attempts to accustom herself to the idea of war. Recounts the incident of the Graf Spec, the fall of Finland and the story of how the decision was made between Halifax and Churchhill.

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