Item Details

Background

Internet Archive
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
This 1954 film takes us to Vietnam; the French have been defeated and the country is about to be divided. The film looks at whether Communism in Southeast Asia can be defeated; the consequences of French neglect and failed colonial war and Vietnamese fatalism and apathy. It presents the Philippines as a hopeful example of how an Asian nation can defeat Communism.
Release Date
1954
Run Time
31 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
6 & up
Notes
  • Originally released by Internet Archive, 1954.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on July 27, 2013.
Series
FedFlix
Contents
  • Warning (0:48)
  • Communism in Southeast Asia (2:05)
  • Former Communist Guerilla (1:27)
  • Embrace and Rejection of Communism (1:44)
  • Winning Back Ground (1:19)
  • Countering Communist Appeal (2:23)
  • Approach to Decolonization (1:45)
  • French in Vietnam (3:06)
  • Hanoi (1:20)
  • Losing the Peasants (2:30)
  • Vietnamese Chieftain (3:30)
  • Failure to Understand Danger (2:40)
  • Lost to Communism (1:26)
  • Problems with Vietnam Settlement (2:04)
  • Struggle to Persuade Asia (1:01)
  • Additional Resources & Credits: FedFlix: Background (1:02)
Published
[Place of publication not identified] : Internet Archive, [1954]
New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2013.
Publisher no.
54154 Infobase
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand.
Description
1 online resource (1 video file (30 min., 30 sec.)) : sound, color.
Streaming video file.
System requirements: Films On Demand platform.
Technical Details
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