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Why we fight. / Disc 4, The battle of China & War comes to America

Author: Frank CapraAnatole LitvakRobert HellerAnthony VeillerWalter HustonAll authors
Publisher: New York : GoodTimes Home Video Corp., 2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Capra; Anatole Litvak; Robert Heller; Anthony Veiller; Walter Huston; Dimitri Tiomkin; United States. War Department.; United States. Army. Signal Corps.; United States. Army Service Forces. Morale Service Division.; United States. Army Pictorial Service.; United States. Army Service Forces. Information and Education Division.; GoodTimes Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0766204944 9780766204942 0766204987 9780766204980
OCLC Number: 47787864
Credits: Editor, William Hornbeck ; music, Dimitri Tiomkin, Army Air Force Orchestra.
Performer(s): Narrators: Walter Huston, Anthony Veiler.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 131 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
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.
Other Titles: Battle of China.
War comes to America.
World war II :
Frank Capra's World War II
Responsibility: producer, Frank Capra ; directors, Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak ; screenplay, Anatole Litvak, Anthony Veiler, Robert Heller.

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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.

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