Seven great WWII short films on one VHS:
- TO THE SHORES OF IWO JIMA - (1945 Color) 19:05 min - The Japanese spent 20 years fortifying this island. 4000 U.S. fighting men lost their lives. This Academy Award nominee tells the story of the invasion of Iwo Jima.
- DIVIDE AND CONQUER - (1943) 14:27 min - This short examines Hitlerís propaganda techniques. Excellent example of wartime propaganda films produced by the major studios.
- PRIVATE SNAFU - THE HOME FRONT - (1943) 4:22 min - This WWII cartoon series has Pvt. Snafu homesick - imagining what might be happening on the home front.
- YOU, JOHN JONES! - (1944) 10:18 min - This starkly dramatic short looks at patriotism and duty on the American home front.
- THE HOUSE I LIVE IN - (1945) 10:13 min - Frank Sinatraís famous short won an Academy Award. Powerful film deals with post-war racism and antisemitism. A young Sinatra gives street kids a pep talk & sings title song.
- ROOKIE REVUE - (1945 color) 7:38 min - A zany WWII color cartoon spoofs basic training techniques. New recruits go through the drill.
- THUNDERBOLT - (1945 color) - Directed by William Wyler & John Sturges. Narrated by Lloyd Bridges & Eugene Kern. Gritty documentary chronicles the 57th Fighter Group & the air war over Italy. P-47ís destroy vital supply routes behind enemy lines.
This critically-acclaimed series is winner of two TELLY AWARDS for outstanding production
"Series Synopsis: THE UNCLE SAM MOVIE COLLECTION offers a unique glimpse into American history and popular culture -- taking audiences on a fascinating journey into our nation's past! Experience the power of motion pictures to persuade, inform, honor and celebrate the contributions and sacrifices made by the men and women of the 20th century who left us the world in which we live. Many of Hollywood's greatest filmmakers contributed their talents to the making of these films. Content in most of these films is surprisingly relevant to today's global events and headlines.
THE UNCLE SAM MOVIE COLLECTION is hosted by Denis Arndt, acclaimed stage, screen and television actor and decorated Vietnam veteran."
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BC, 120 minutes VHS 2000
Starring: Denis Arndt, Frank Sinatra, Lloyd Bridges, Eugene Kern
Director: William Wyler, John Sturges
Medium: Special Interest
Our Price: $12.99
Package: Printed Sleeve