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They drew fire : combat artists of World War II

Author: Brian Lanker; Jason Robards; Actual Films.; Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Publisher: [Chicago, IL] : Home Vision Entertainment, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Letterboxed versionView all editions and formats
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Seven World War II artists present an intimate and often startling look at combat and the task of transforming the horrors of war into stark, revealing, and enduring works of art. Artists featured include Franklin Boggs, Howard Brodie, Manuel Bromberg, William Draper, Richard Gibney, Robert Greenhalgh, Edward Reep.
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Genre/Form: Art
Documentary television programs
History
Personal narratives
Pictorial works
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Personal narratives, American
Art and the war
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Lanker; Jason Robards; Actual Films.; Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0780025695 9780780025691
OCLC Number: 54002988
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Has companion book: They drew fire : combat artists of World War II / by Brian Lanker, Nicole Newnham. -- TV Books, c2000.
Originally broadcast as a episode of: History's best on PBS.
Credits: Cinematography, Michael Chin, Jon Else ; editor, Victor Livingston ; narrator, Jason Robards ; original music, Marco d'Ambrosio.
Performer(s): Narrator, Jason Robards.
Description: 1 videodisc (57 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Combat artists of World War II
History's best on PBS.
Responsibility: an Actual Films production ; directed by Brian Lanker ; produced by Nicole Newnham & Bonni Cohen.

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Seven World War II artists present an intimate and often startling look at combat and the task of transforming the horrors of war into stark, revealing, and enduring works of art. Artists featured include Franklin Boggs, Howard Brodie, Manuel Bromberg, William Draper, Richard Gibney, Robert Greenhalgh, Edward Reep.

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