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Newsreels 1950-55

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In the age before television, people saw the news every week in their neighborhood movie theater, in the newsreels that were shown with every feature film. This DVD contains a selection of newsreels made by Universal International News, compiled by Professor Steven Schoenherr for history classes at the University of San Diego. These visual historical documents have been reproduced from reference cassettes at the National Archives in College Park MD. In living black-and-white, they offer a fascinating and unique view of an era when motion pictures defined our culture.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Newsreels 1956

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In the age before television, people saw the news every week in their neighborhood movie theater, in the newsreels that were shown with every feature film. This DVD contains a selection of newsreels made by Universal International News, compiled by Professor Steven Schoenherr for history classes at the University of San Diego. These visual historical documents have been reproduced from reference cassettes at the National Archives in College Park MD. In living black-and-white, they offer a fascinating and unique view of an era when motion pictures defined our culture.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Newsreels 1957-58

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In the age before television, people saw the news every week in their neighborhood movie theater, in the newsreels that were shown with every feature film. This DVD contains a selection of newsreels made by Universal International News, compiled by Professor Steven Schoenherr for history classes at the University of San Diego. These visual historical documents have been reproduced from reference cassettes at the National Archives in College Park MD. In living black-and-white, they offer a fascinating and unique view of an era when motion pictures defined our culture.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Newsreels 1959-60

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In the age before television, people saw the news every week in their neighborhood movie theater, in the newsreels that were shown with every feature film. This DVD contains a selection of newsreels made by Universal International News, compiled by Professor Steven Schoenherr for history classes at the University of San Diego. These visual historical documents have been reproduced from reference cassettes at the National Archives in College Park MD. In living black-and-white, they offer a fascinating and unique view of an era when motion pictures defined our culture.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Newsreels 1960

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In the age before television, people saw the news every week in their neighborhood movie theater, in the newsreels that were shown with every feature film. This DVD contains a selection of newsreels made by Universal International News, compiled by Professor Steven Schoenherr for history classes at the University of San Diego. These visual historical documents have been reproduced from reference cassettes at the National Archives in College Park MD. In living black-and-white, they offer a fascinating and unique view of an era when motion pictures defined our culture.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Newsreels 1961-63

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In the age before television, people saw the news every week in their neighborhood movie theater, in the newsreels that were shown with every feature film. This DVD contains a selection of newsreels made by Universal International News, compiled by Professor Steven Schoenherr for history classes at the University of San Diego. These visual historical documents have been reproduced from reference cassettes at the National Archives in College Park MD. In living black-and-white, they offer a fascinating and unique view of an era when motion pictures defined our culture.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Newsreels 1964-67

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In the age before television, people saw the news every week in their neighborhood movie theater, in the newsreels that were shown with every feature film. This DVD contains a selection of newsreels made by Universal International News, compiled by Professor Steven Schoenherr for history classes at the University of San Diego. These visual historical documents have been reproduced from reference cassettes at the National Archives in College Park MD. In living black-and-white, they offer a fascinating and unique view of an era when motion pictures defined our culture.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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He Who Hits First, Hits Twice: The Urgent Cinema of Santiago Alvarez

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8 of Santiago Alvarez's films, a biography of Alvarez, photogallery of his life, and filmography. The films feature events such as the the blockade of Cuba, U.S. civil rights movement, Vietnam, Lyndon Baines Johnson, and Vo Chi Minh.
DVD
2003; 1965
Clemons (Stacks)
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It's That Special Year, 1929

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Newsreel footage from people in the news, politics and world events, fashion, entertainment, and sports.
VHS
1996
Ivy (By Request)
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The Unforgettable Fifties: The Newsreels

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VHS
1996
Ivy (By Request)
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Major Disasters

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Classic Movietone newsreels featuring man-made and natural disasters, including the Hindenberg airship disaster and the plane that crashed into the Empire State Building.
VHS
1996; 1987
Ivy (By Request)
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Kino-Glaz: Kino Eye / Production of the Film Office of Goskino ; Film Organized by Dziga Vertov

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A collection of excerpts from newsreels and documentary films of Soviet life in the early 1920s made by Vertov and his "Kino-Eye" group. Highlighted are the activities of Soviet children and youth of the Young Pioneers and Young Leninists, meat production, inmates of a tuburculosis sanatorium and an insane asylum, appearances by a Chinese magician and an elephant, ambulance service, worker education.
VHS
1999; 1924
Ivy (By Request)
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Headline Stories of the Century

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A look at unforgettable events from 1900 to 1968 from American newsreel cameras.
VHS
1992; 1900
Ivy (By Request)
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United News: Release 1 (1942) West Point Sends Her Men to War [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. General Marshall reviews graduates. 2. "Flying Tigers" in China; General Chennault. 3. Men of Houston, Texas, enlist in the Navy in retribution of the sinking of the Houston. 4. Mexico City urges Camacho to enter the war; war is declared. 5. A British convoy carries tanks to Russia. 6. Generals Ralph Royce and George Brett on flying missions in the Pacific. 7. Roosevelt reviews a military parade in Washington, D.C.
Online
1942
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United News: Release 3 (1942) Soviet Commissar Molotov's Secret Visit to U.S. [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Molotov boards a plane in Washington, D.C. 2. Secretary Hull and Ambassador Litvinov sign a lend-lease agreement. 3. Grand Coulee dam is opened. 4. President greets King George II of Greece at the White House. 5. Women war workers leave their children in nursery schools. 6. U.S. bombers ferried to Canada. 7. Scrap metal drives. 8. Allied troops parade in New York City.
Online
1942
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United News: Release 4 (1942) U.S. Rushes New Bases in Pacific [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Equipment and supplies are unloaded. 2. Navy nurses model summer uniforms; women join the WAC; WAC Colonel Oveta C. Hobby; women dispatch carriers ride motorcycles. 3. A track meet at Madison Square Garden. 4. How V-Mail is handled. 5. A Japanese cruiser burns during a naval fight near Midway; Admiral Nimitz presents decorations; bombers are manufactured; midshipmen graduate and parade at Annapolis.
Online
1942
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United News: Release 5 (1942) U.S. Reveals Armed Might for Churchill [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. President Roosevelt and Winston Churchill meet at the White House and then view a mass parachute drop. 2. The Red Cross provides food as refugee children debark in New York City. 3. Seven brothers and their father (all Navy men) pose on a cruiser. 4. Air Force gunners assemble and disassemble guns; simulated aerial combat. 5. President Roosevelt and his cabinet greet King Peter of Yugoslavia at the White House; Queen Wilhelmina and Princess Juliana meet in Canada. 6. Tanks roll off an assembly line, are loaded on trains and planes, and advance in combat.
Online
1942
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United News: Release 2 (1942) New York Hails War Heroes of United Nations [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Allied troops receive a ticker-tape parade. 2. Army motorcycle dispatch riders take cross-country test. 3. Henry Ford and Donald Nelson inspect bomber and tank plants. 4. Victory ships are constructed and launched. 5. General Hugh Drum and Admiral Andrews attend an Army-Navy benefit horse race. 6. South American military experts view U.S. land and air forces. 7. U.S. soldiers and nurses arrive in Australia; allied planes and antiaircraft guns battle Japanese planes.
Online
1942
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United News: Release 6 (1942) U.S. Bombers Blast Japanese Bases [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. U.S. bombers take off and land at an Australian air base. 2. Mrs. Roosevelt attends a ceremony honoring nurses who served in the Pacific; women operating a lumber mill, testing tanks, and making guns. 3. Iron ore is dug, loaded, and delivered to mills. 4. The National Professional tennis championship. 5. A test flight of a Navy flying boat. 6. Canadian submarine chasers drop charges.
Online
1942
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United News: Release 7 (1942) Martyred Czech Village Lives Again in U.S. [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. A town in Illinois is officially renamed Lidice. 2. The wreckage of Japanese submarines is raised from Australian harbor. 3. Timber is felled in Canada. 4. Cowboys ride at a California rodeo. 5. Flashbacks show scenes of five years of war in China. 6. Jeeps roll from an assembly line. 7. Generals Doolittle and Arnold decorate fliers; a practice bombing mission.
Online
1942