Seven great WWII short films on one VHS:
- FREEDOM COMES HIGH - (1943) 12:50 min - James Craig and Barbara Britton inspire this story of a husband fighting in the Pacific; while his wife works in a defense plant at home.
- SO’S YOUR OLD MAN - (1943) 5:40 min - Dramatization shows how age didn’t matter on the home front, that the old man could still volunteer for homeland duty.
- RING OF STEEL - (1942) 8:40 min - Directed by Garson Kanin. Spencer Tracy narrates this salute to the American soldier with a portrayal of soldiers down through history.
- WINGS UP - (1943) 21:22 min - Narrated by Captain Clark Gable. Features Robert Preston, Gilbert Roland. Documentary depicts the rigors of training at the Officer’s Candidate School.
- ARMY/NAVY SCREEN MAGAZINE - (1943/44) 12:55 min - G.I. Journal segment features Kay Kaiser, Lucille Ball, Jerry Colona and Linda Darnell. Follow-the-bouncing ball in a Showtime segment starring the lovely Joy Hodges.
- PRIVATE SNAFU in THE INFANTRY BLUES - (1943) 4:06 min - Private Snafu contemplates what life might be like in the other branches of the military.
- BAPTISM OF FIRE - (1943) 35:53 min - 1944 Oscar® Best Documentary nominee. This film was made to show workers in the war industry the brutal realities of Blitzkrieg warfare.
Winner of two 'Telly' Awards
"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 2003
Starring: Denis Arndt, Spencer Tracy, Clark Gable, Robert Preston, Gilbert Roland, James Craig, Barbara Britton, Kay Kaiser, Lucille Ball, Jerry Colona, Linda Darnell, Joy Hodges
Director: Garson Kanin
Medium: Special Interest
Our Price: $12.99
Package: Printed Sleeve