Seven great WWII short films on one VHS:
- IT’S EVERYBODY’S WAR - (1945) 15:05 min - Henry Fonda narrates a reminder to Americans of the need to stay focused on the raging Pacific war and not return to normal life.
- LAST WILL & TESTAMENT OF TOM SMITH - (1943) 10:35 min - While awaiting execution, a captured American pilot recalls his life at home. Stars George Reeves, Lionel Barrymore, Walter Brennan.
- THE TRUTH ABOUT TAXES - (1939) 10:46 min - Made before the war, this Republican National Committee-produced short is an indictment of Roosevelt’s “New Deal.”
- HELLBENT FOR ELECTION - (1944) color 13:02 min - Chuck Jones directed this colorful political cartoon admonishing the public to "get behind the president and stay the course to victory.”
- TOMORROW TELEVISION - (1944) color 13:02 min - Chuck Jones directed this colorful political cartoon admonishing the public to "get behind the president and stay the course to victory.”
- OLYMPICS HIGHLIGHTS OF 1936 - (1936) 7:05 min - Newsreel highlights of the 1936 Olympics, aka “The Hitler Games” features American Track star Jesse Owens.
- HOLLYWOOD VICTORY CARAVAN - (1945) 19:30 min - Splashy, star-studded musical fundraiser features Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Betty Hutton, Alan Ladd, Barbara Stanwyck, Humphrey Bogart.
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, Henry Fonda, George Reeves, Lionel Barrymore, Walter Brennan, Jesse Owens, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Betty Hutton, Alan Ladd, Barbara Stanwyck, Humphrey Bogart
Director: Chuck Jones
Medium: Special Interest
Our Price: $12.99
Package: Printed Sleeve