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WW II behind closed doors : Stalin, the Nazis and the West

Author: Laurence ReesAndrew WilliamsBob GuntonAlekseĭ PetrenkoPaul HumpoletzAll authors
Publisher: [London] : 2/entertain : BBC Video ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, [2009]
Series: BBC history of World War II; BBC history of World War II.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : [Widescreen ed.]View all editions and formats
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Joseph Stalin - the supreme leader of the Soviet Union - was a tyrant responsible for the death of millions. He also had some unlikely relationships during the Second World War. This ambitious series uses exclusive evidence gained from the actual conversations and secret meetings Stalin conducted. Dramatic reconstructions carefully sourced from archive material, reveal how the great leaders decided the future shape  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Historical reenactments (Television programs)
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Personal narratives
Biography
Named Person: Joseph Stalin; Joseph Stalin; Winston Churchill; Franklin D Roosevelt; Joseph Stalin
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Rees; Andrew Williams; Bob Gunton; Alekseĭ Petrenko; Paul Humpoletz; MS Films.; British Broadcasting Company.; KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); BBC Video (Firm); 2 Entertain (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419878093 9781419878091
OCLC Number: 318998011
Language Note: In English, Russian and German, with English subtitles; optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Based on the book by Laurence Rees.
Originally broadcast on television in 2008 in 6 episodes; US broadcast in 3 parts in 2009.
Special feature: interview with Laurence Rees.
Credits: Narrator, Samuel West ; directors of photography, Martin Patmore, Jacek Petrycki, Sergei Astakhov ; composer, Alasdair Reid ; editor, Alan Lygo.
Cast: Bob Gunton, Alexei Petrenko, Paul Humpoletz, Alexander Held, Valery Zhakov, Jeremy Clyde.
Description: 2 videodiscs (346 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC; region 1; 16:9 aspect ratio; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: disc 1. episodes 1-3 --
disc 2. episodes 4-6.
Series Title: BBC history of World War II; BBC history of World War II.
Other Titles: World War II behind closed doors
WWII behind closed doors
Stalin, the Nazis and the West
Behind closed doors
World War Two behind closed doors
Responsibility: BBC ; drama production company, MS Films, Poland ; documentary director, Laurence Rees ; drama director, Andrew Williams ; written and produced by Laurence Rees ; a BBC/KCET Hollywood co-production.

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Joseph Stalin - the supreme leader of the Soviet Union - was a tyrant responsible for the death of millions. He also had some unlikely relationships during the Second World War. This ambitious series uses exclusive evidence gained from the actual conversations and secret meetings Stalin conducted. Dramatic reconstructions carefully sourced from archive material, reveal how the great leaders decided the future shape of the post-war world. These decisions had immediate and often harrowing effects for those on the ground. Their story is told through documentary footage, dramatic reconstructions and illuminating interviews.

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