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Women in WWII

Author: Eleanor RooseveltKatharine HepburnGinger RogersJames CagneyJohn ArcherAll authors
Publisher: Renton, WA : Topics Entertainment, 2013.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Full screen presentationView all editions and formats
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"Whether it was by volunteering on the home front, serving in the military or working on production lines, women were definitely America's secret weapon during World War II. Before the Second World War, women were viewed mainly as wives and mothers. But during the war, that all changed. See how in Women of World War II, a special collection of 13 National Archives films, including one featuring Eleanor  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Propaganda films
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Roosevelt; Katharine Hepburn; Ginger Rogers; James Cagney; John Archer; Robert Webb; United States. War Department.; United States. Office for Emergency Management. Film Unit.; United States. Army Pictorial Service.; United States. Army. Signal Corps.; Army Air Forces Motion Picture Branch.; Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company.; United States. National Youth Administration.; United States. Office of War Information.; United States. Coast Guard.; United States. Office of Strategic Services.; United States. National Archives and Records Administration.; Topics Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 9781618943811 1618943812
OCLC Number: 864026205
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Collective title from disc label and container.
Originally produced as documentary films in 1942-1945 and 1993.
"21926-00"--Disc label.
"96491-00"--Container.
Performer(s): Featuring Eleanor Roosevelt ; commentary by Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, James Cagney.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 170 min.) : sound, black and white, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: [1]. Women in defense : a defense report on film (1941 :10:34 minutes). Produced by the Office for Emergency Management-Film Unit ; commentary written by Eleanor Roosevelt ; narrated by Katharine Hepburn. [2]. Woman power (1942 : 17:33 minutes). Produced by the U.S. Army Air Forces Motion Picture Branch and Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. [3]. Night shift (1942 : 9:05 minutes). British Ministry of Information. [4]. Training women for war production (1942 : 8:34 minutes). A National Youth Administration film ; voice, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt]. [5]. Glamour girls of 1943 (1943 : 8:45 minutes). Produced by the Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures. [6]. Women of steel (1943 : 9:52 minutes). A War Manpower Commission presentation photographed in the plants of the Republic Steel Corporation. [7]. No exceptions (1943 : 9:14 minutes). Produced by 20th Century Fox Film Corporation for the U.S. Office of War Information ; based upon an original idea by Foster Fitz-Simmons, Mrs. Henry M. Morganthau, Jr, and Miss Harriet W. Elliott ; story by Philip Lewis ; narration by John Archer ; produced by Eugene R. O'Neil ; directed by Robert Webb. [8]. We're in the Army now (1943 : 13:36 minutes). Special Projects Section, War Department ; produced by the Signal Corps ; Special Projects Section Motion Picture Production Branch Army Pictorial Service presents. [9]. Battle stations (1943 : 9:57 minutes). United States Coast Guard presents ; spoken by Ginger Rogers and James Cagney ; music by Vernon Duke, played by Manhattan Beach Coast Guard Band ; produced by Office of Strategic Services. [10]. It's your war, too (1944 : 9:10 minutes). Official film, War Department ; produced by The Signal Corps. [11]. The hidden army (1944 : 16:35 minutes). Official war film, War Department ; produced by Army Pictorial Service. [12]. The Army nurse (1945 : 16:05 minutes). Official war film, War Department ; produced by Army Pictorial Service, Signal Corps. [13]. Women in combat (1993 : 28:25 minutes). Air Force Television News Special edition ; producer, James Langdon ; director, Terri-Ann Armao.
Other Titles: Women in defense.
Woman power.
Night shift.
Training women for war productions.
Battle stations.
Glamour girls of 1943.
Women of steel.
No exceptions.
We're in the Army now.
It's your war, too.
Hidden army.
Army nurse.
Women in combat.
Women in World War II
13 films featuring America's secret weapon
Responsibility: from the U.S. National Archives.

Abstract:

"Whether it was by volunteering on the home front, serving in the military or working on production lines, women were definitely America's secret weapon during World War II. Before the Second World War, women were viewed mainly as wives and mothers. But during the war, that all changed. See how in Women of World War II, a special collection of 13 National Archives films, including one featuring Eleanor Roosevelt"--Container.

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