skip to content
Why we fight. / Disc 4, The battle of China & War comes to America Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

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
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
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...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Documentary films
History
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.

Abstract:

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.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/47787864> # Why we fight. Disc 4, The battle of China & War comes to America
    a schema:CreativeWork, bgn:DVD, schema:Movie ;
    library:oclcnum "47787864" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    rdfs:seeAlso <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#CreativeWork/battle_of_china> ; # Battle of China.
    rdfs:seeAlso <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#CreativeWork/war_comes_to_america> ; # War comes to America.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Topic/war_causes> ; # War--Causes
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204082> ; # Japan
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1027466> ; # Motion pictures in propaganda
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_motion_pictures_and_the_war> ; # World War, 1939-1945--Motion pictures and the war
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Topic/motion_pictures_in_propaganda_united_states> ; # Motion pictures in propaganda--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> ; # World War (1939-1945)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1431391> ; # Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Topic/propaganda_american> ; # Propaganda, American
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Meeting/sino_japanese_war_1937_1945> ; # Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_united_states> ; # World War, 1939-1945--United States
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/940.5488/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1170331> ; # War--Causes
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1078957> ; # Propaganda
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Meeting/world_war_1939_1945> ; # World War (1939-1945)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_japan> ; # World War, 1939-1945--Japan
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Place/china> ; # China.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1206073> ; # China
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85122898> ; # Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009127500> ; # Inventions--China
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_causes> ; # World War, 1939-1945--Causes
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Topic/war_and_motion_pictures> ; # War and motion pictures
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Event/1912_1945> ; # 1912 - 1945
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Place/united_states> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Topic/motion_pictures_in_propaganda> ; # Motion pictures in propaganda
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Topic/inventions> ; # Inventions
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/977993> ; # Inventions
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1078968> ; # Propaganda, American
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Place/japan> ; # Japan.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Topic/propaganda> ; # Propaganda
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_propaganda> ; # World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda
    schema:alternateName "World war II :" ;
    schema:alternateName "Frank Capra's World War II" ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/124522671> ; # United States. Army Service Forces. Morale Service Division.
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/135469827> ; # United States. Army. Signal Corps.
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/10033797> ; # Anatole Litvak
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/54349709> ; # Walter Huston
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/126029381> ; # United States. Army Pictorial Service.
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/100251573> ; # Dimitri Tiomkin
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/149220570> ; # GoodTimes Home Video (Firm)
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/156124743> ; # United States. Army Service Forces. Information and Education Division.
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Person/heller_robert> ; # Robert Heller
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/76513747> ; # Anthony Veiller
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/312738563> ; # United States. War Department.
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/14767184> ; # Frank Capra
    schema:datePublished "2000" ;
    schema:description "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." ;
    schema:description "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." ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1910143701> ;
    schema:genre "Documentary films" ;
    schema:genre "History" ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Why we fight. Disc 4, The battle of China & War comes to America" ;
    schema:productID "47787864" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/47787864#PublicationEvent/new_york_goodtimes_home_video_corp_2000> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Agent/goodtimes_home_video_corp> ; # GoodTimes Home Video Corp.
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780766204942> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780766204980> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/47787864> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Agent/goodtimes_home_video_corp> # GoodTimes Home Video Corp.
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "GoodTimes Home Video Corp." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#CreativeWork/war_comes_to_america> # War comes to America.
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    schema:name "War comes to America." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Meeting/sino_japanese_war_1937_1945> # Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Meeting/world_war_1939_1945> # World War (1939-1945)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "World War (1939-1945)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Person/heller_robert> # Robert Heller
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Heller" ;
    schema:givenName "Robert" ;
    schema:name "Robert Heller" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Place/united_states> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    schema:name "United States" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Topic/motion_pictures_in_propaganda> # Motion pictures in propaganda
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Motion pictures in propaganda" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Topic/motion_pictures_in_propaganda_united_states> # Motion pictures in propaganda--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85088161> ;
    schema:name "Motion pictures in propaganda--United States" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Topic/propaganda_american> # Propaganda, American
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Propaganda, American" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Topic/war_and_motion_pictures> # War and motion pictures
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "War and motion pictures" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_causes> # World War, 1939-1945--Causes
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--Causes" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_japan> # World War, 1939-1945--Japan
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--Japan" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_motion_pictures_and_the_war> # World War, 1939-1945--Motion pictures and the war
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--Motion pictures and the war" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_propaganda> # World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1910143701#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_united_states> # World War, 1939-1945--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--United States" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009127500> # Inventions--China
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Inventions--China" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85122898> # Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1027466> # Motion pictures in propaganda
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Motion pictures in propaganda" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1078957> # Propaganda
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Propaganda" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1078968> # Propaganda, American
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Propaganda, American" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> # World War (1939-1945)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "World War (1939-1945)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204082> # Japan
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Japan" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1206073> # China
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "China" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1431391> # Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/977993> # Inventions
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Inventions" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/100251573> # Dimitri Tiomkin
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1894" ;
    schema:deathDate "1979" ;
    schema:familyName "Tiomkin" ;
    schema:givenName "Dimitri" ;
    schema:name "Dimitri Tiomkin" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/10033797> # Anatole Litvak
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1902" ;
    schema:deathDate "1974" ;
    schema:familyName "Litvak" ;
    schema:givenName "Anatole" ;
    schema:name "Anatole Litvak" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/124522671> # United States. Army Service Forces. Morale Service Division.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "United States. Army Service Forces. Morale Service Division." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/126029381> # United States. Army Pictorial Service.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "United States. Army Pictorial Service." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/135469827> # United States. Army. Signal Corps.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "United States. Army. Signal Corps." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/14767184> # Frank Capra
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1897" ;
    schema:deathDate "1991" ;
    schema:familyName "Capra" ;
    schema:givenName "Frank" ;
    schema:name "Frank Capra" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/149220570> # GoodTimes Home Video (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "GoodTimes Home Video (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/156124743> # United States. Army Service Forces. Information and Education Division.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "United States. Army Service Forces. Information and Education Division." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/312738563> # United States. War Department.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "United States. War Department." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/54349709> # Walter Huston
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1884" ;
    schema:deathDate "1950" ;
    schema:familyName "Huston" ;
    schema:givenName "Walter" ;
    schema:name "Walter Huston" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/76513747> # Anthony Veiller
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1903" ;
    schema:deathDate "1965" ;
    schema:familyName "Veiller" ;
    schema:givenName "Anthony" ;
    schema:name "Anthony Veiller" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780766204942>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:description "set" ;
    schema:isbn "0766204944" ;
    schema:isbn "9780766204942" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780766204980>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0766204987" ;
    schema:isbn "9780766204980" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.