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Harry Hopkins: At FDR's Side
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produced by Verne Newton, Educational Film Center (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 2 hours 7 mins
During the turbulent times of the Great Depression and World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt presided over great changes in America and the world - changes that would have been impossible without the efforts of one extraordinary man - FDR's friend and advisor, Harry Hopkins. The son of a harness maker from Iowa, and...
produced by Verne Newton, Educational Film Center (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 2 hours 7 mins
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Churchill
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directed by Matthew Hall; produced by Mark Brightman and Matthew Hall (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2003, originally published 2003), 53 mins
n the long line of British prime ministers there has been no one quite like Winston Churchill. How did a man responsible for some of history's greatest military disasters become the hero of the British people and the only man who could lead them through this war? CHURCHILL looks at the man who symbolized the str...
directed by Matthew Hall; produced by Mark Brightman and Matthew Hall (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2003, originally published 2003), 53 mins
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Apocalypse: The Second World War, 1, Aggression
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directed by Jean-Louis Guillaud, 1929-2015; produced by Jean-Louis Guillaud, 1929-2015, in Apocalypse: The Second World War, 1 (Toronto, ON: Entertainment One Ltd., 2010), 52 mins
Apocalypse brings a 21st-century perspective to the Second World War, the deadliest and most destructive conflict of all time. Using archival footage -- most of it previously unseen and now colorized -- the series takes a very human look at the enormity of the conflict through the eyes of the people who lived...
directed by Jean-Louis Guillaud, 1929-2015; produced by Jean-Louis Guillaud, 1929-2015, in Apocalypse: The Second World War, 1 (Toronto, ON: Entertainment One Ltd., 2010), 52 mins
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The Forgotten Force
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directed by Raymond Quint, fl. 1992-2014; produced by Adrienne Parr, fl. 1982, National Film and Sound Archive of Australia and Film Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 2011), 56 mins
Between 1946 and 1952, the British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF) had the job of policing the starving population of Hiroshima and destroying the vast Japanese war-machine. The Forgotten Force tells for the first time the story of Australia’s role in Japan. After the atomic obliteration of Hiroshima and Na...
directed by Raymond Quint, fl. 1992-2014; produced by Adrienne Parr, fl. 1982, National Film and Sound Archive of Australia and Film Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 2011), 56 mins
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1945: The Year That Changed the World, 5, The Future Takes Shape
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directed by Gabi Kent, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 5 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 46 mins
America was now the richest nation in the world; Britain was victorious, but bankrupt; the Soviet Union had been devastated but was ideologically strong and committed to the victory of its brand of communism. The cooperation of the war years and the hopes of its continuation faded and Europe faced years of extre...
directed by Gabi Kent, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 5 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 46 mins
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The Sorrow and the Pity: Chronicle of a French town during occupation
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directed by Marcel Ophüls, 1927-; produced by Alain de Sedouy, fl. 1969 and André Harris, 1933-1997, Télévision Rencontre, Norddeutscher Rundfunk and Télévision Suisse-Romande; performed by Georges Bidault, 1899-1983, Matthäus Bleibinger, fl. 1969 and Maurice Buckmaster, 1892-1992 (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 1999), 4 hours 11 mins,
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From the moment it was first released at a tiny Left Bank theater in Paris, this epic account of France under the occupation of the Nazi regime during World War II has been acclaimed as one of the most moving and influential films of all time. Originally refused by French TV, the film garnered international succes...
directed by Marcel Ophüls, 1927-; produced by Alain de Sedouy, fl. 1969 and André Harris, 1933-1997, Télévision Rencontre, Norddeutscher Rundfunk and Télévision Suisse-Romande; performed by Georges Bidault, 1899-1983, Matthäus Bleibinger, fl. 1969 and Maurice Buckmaster, 1892-1992 (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 1999), 4 hours 11 mins,
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Discussion of Dwight D. Eisenhower's Early Roles in World War II, 1941-1942
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directed by Darryl Rehr; produced by Darryl Rehr; in Dwight D. Eisenhower: Commander-In-Chief, Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 6 mins
This edition of Biography, the long running documentary series from A&E, explores the life of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower. From 1935-39 Eisenhower was an assistant to Gen. Douglas MacArthur in the Philippines. As World War II progressed, he continued to rise in rank and responsibilities and was as...
directed by Darryl Rehr; produced by Darryl Rehr; in Dwight D. Eisenhower: Commander-In-Chief, Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 6 mins
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Russian-German War, 1, The Politics of Fear
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produced by Jerry Lawton, in Russian-German War, 1 (Harrington Park, NJ: Janson Media, 2004, originally published 1995), 23 mins
This is a rare look at one of the worst horror stories in the long infamous history of warfare. This series features captured German and Russian film footage, much of which has never been seen before.
produced by Jerry Lawton, in Russian-German War, 1 (Harrington Park, NJ: Janson Media, 2004, originally published 1995), 23 mins
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Why We Fight, 7, War Comes to America
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directed by Anatole Litvak, 1902-1974 and Frank Capra, 1897-1991; produced by Frank Capra, 1897-1991, United States. Department of War, in Why We Fight, 7 (United States: United States. Office of War Information, 1945), 1 hour 5 mins
War Comes to America (1945) is the climax of the series and depicts the United States’ entry into the war.
directed by Anatole Litvak, 1902-1974 and Frank Capra, 1897-1991; produced by Frank Capra, 1897-1991, United States. Department of War, in Why We Fight, 7 (United States: United States. Office of War Information, 1945), 1 hour 5 mins
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Judging Japan
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directed by Tim B. Toidze, fl. 1995; produced by Luc Martin-Gousset and Tim B. Toidze, fl. 1995, Arte France, Point du Jour International and Sundial Entertainment (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2016), 57 mins
The Tokyo Trial – the International Military Tribunal for the Far East - had been convened in 1946 to prosecute the leaders of the Empire of Japan for war crimes. It was to be the Nuremberg trial of the Far East. It had been decided upon by the Allies to avenge these decades of misery and death. But it would pro...
directed by Tim B. Toidze, fl. 1995; produced by Luc Martin-Gousset and Tim B. Toidze, fl. 1995, Arte France, Point du Jour International and Sundial Entertainment (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2016), 57 mins
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