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Distant war : September 1939-May 1940

Author: Laurence Olivier; David Elstein; Laurence Victor Thompson; Jeremy Isaacs; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
Publisher: [New York, NY] : Thorn EMI Video, ©1980.
Series: World at war, vol. 2.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Summarizes Britain's attempts to accustom herself to the idea of war. Recounts the incident of the Graf Spec, the fall of Finland and the story of how the decision was made between Halifax and Churchhill.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Olivier; David Elstein; Laurence Victor Thompson; Jeremy Isaacs; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
OCLC Number: 11819461
Notes: Title on container: Distant war, 1939-1940.
"In cooperation with the Imperial War Museum."
TVF 2044.
Credits: Graphics, Ian Kestle ; film editor, Peter Lee-Thompson ; narrator, Laurence Olivier ; music, Carl Davis.
Performer(s): Sir Laurence Olivier.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS-Standard play) (52 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: World at war, vol. 2.
Other Titles: Distant war, September 1939-May 1940
Distant war, 1939-1940
Responsibility: produced and directed by David Elstein ; written by Laurence Thompson ; produced by Jeremy Isaacs.

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Summarizes Britain's attempts to accustom herself to the idea of war. Recounts the incident of the Graf Spec, the fall of Finland and the story of how the decision was made between Halifax and Churchhill.

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