Item Details

Uncle Sam [videorecording]: The Movie Collection

[presented by] the Chudwig Group in association with Mossyrock Productions
Format
Video; VHS
Summary
Twenty-one original wartime shorts and documentaries, uncut and uncensored. See the American generation that fought and won World War II and endured the hardships of Korea. Experience the power of motion pictures, produced by the Hollywood studios and the U.S. government, to galvanize a nation and to honor and celebrate sacrifices made by the men and women who left us the world in which we live.
Director
William Wyler; John Sturges; John Ford
Performers
Introduction: Denis Arndt (7 min.)
Release Date
2000
Run Time
385 min.
Language
English
Notes
Videocassette release of twenty one original wartime shorts and documentaries.
Contents
  • Vol. 1. To the shores of Iwo Jima / USA Information Service (1945, col., 19 min.)
  • Divide and conquer / U.S. War Dept (1943, b&w, 14 min.)
  • Private Snafu: The home front / Warner Bros. Cartoons (1943, b&w, 5 min.)
  • You, John Jones! / starring James Cagney, Ann Sothern, Margaret O'Brien (10 min ; b&w, 1944)
  • The house I live in / Frank Sinatra (1945, b&w, 10 min.)
  • Rookie revue (1945, col., 8 min.)
  • Thunderbolt / U.S. War Dept ; directed by William Wyler, John Sturges, narrated by Lloyd Bridges, Eugene Kern (1945, col., 40 min.)
  • Vol. 2. The battle of Midway / directed by John Ford (1942, color, 18 min.)
  • Women in defense / narrated by Katharine Hepburn (1941, 13 min.)
  • Private Snafu: fighting tools / Warner Bros. Cartoons (1943, b&w, 5 min.)
  • The white cliffs of Dover / Sugar Kane (1942, b&w, 3 min.)
  • Diary of a sergeant / Harold Russell (1945, b&w, 26 min.)
  • Autobiography of a jeep (1943, b&w, 9 min.)
  • This is Korea / directed by John Ford (1951, trucolor, 49 min.).
  • Vol. 3. With the marines at Tarawa (1943, color, 20 min.)
  • Hollywood canteen / Dinah Shore (1944, b&w, 5 min.)
  • Jap zero / Ronald Reagan (1942, b&w, 17 min.)
  • Japanese relocation (1942, b&w, 9 min.)
  • Private Snafu in the Aleutians / Warner Bros. Cartoons (1945, b&w, 4 min.)
  • Report from the Aleutians (1943, color, 47 min.)
  • Newsparade of 1945 (1945, b&w, 9 min.).
Published
Ashland, OR : Chudwig Group, Inc., 2000.
Publisher no.
CG1101 (CG1001-CG1003) Chudwig Group, Inc.
Description
3 videocassettes (ca. 6 hrs. 25 min.) : sd., col and b&w ; 1/2 in.
VHS format [NTSC]
Technical Details
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    a| Sturges, John, d| 1910-1992
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    a| Fonda, Henry, d| 1905-1982.
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    a| Hepburn, Katharine, d| 1907-2003.
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    a| United States Information Service.
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