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World War II Documentary Double Feature: Normandy Invasion (1945) / The Stillwell Road (1945)
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    NORMANDY INVASION (1945): June 6, 1944. 156,000 soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy to begin the liberation of Nazi-occupied France. The U.S. Coast Guard's cameras were there to document the efforts of the men who fought - and died - on that day. But before that fateful June morning, we are shown the training and preparation that took place. The men huddle together in prayer, knowing the next day may be their last. And then...D-Day. Explosive artillery shells bombard the coast of Normandy...

    World War II Documentary Double Feature: Report From The Aleutians (1943) / Target For Today (1944)
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      REPORT FROM THE ALEUTIANS (1943): During World War II, iconic filmmaker John Huston (The Maltese Falcon) served as a major in the Army Signal Corps. Report from the Aleutians was one of several films he made as part of his service. He and his crew spent five strenuous months filming in the Aleutian Islands. This 1,200-mile chain of islands in the South Pacific forms the southern boundary of the Bering Sea, stretching from Alaska to Siberia. It was from here that a massive Japanese fleet...

      World War II Documentary Double Feature: The Battle of Midway (1942)/Tunisian Victory (1944)
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        THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY(1942): When iconic filmmaker John Ford was sent by the U.S. Navy to Midway Island in the North Pacific, he thought he was going to be making a documentary about life at the small military base there. After several days of filming sailors and marines during their downtime, Ford heard rumors that the Japanese were planning an attack on the base. Roused from his sleep on the night of June 4, 1942 by the sound of explosions, he spontaneously started filming the battle with his...

        World War II Documentary Double Feature: To the Shores of Iwo Jima (1945) / Squadron 992 (1940)
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        Alpha Video Item #: 089218839794 -

          TO THE SHORES OF IWO JIMA (1945): Photographed in combat areas by cameramen of the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, To the Shores of Iwo Jima features what may be the most graphic war footage seen by American audiences in theaters during World War II. With Allied operations in the Pacific Theater ramping up, Imperial Japan heavily fortified the island of Iwo Jima. Twenty thousand Japanese soldiers laid in wait to defend the island against the attacking American forces. On the morning...

          World Without End
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          Warner Item #: 888574474577 -

            "CinemaScope's first science-fiction thriller" sees four intrepid astronauts (Hugh Marlowe, Nelson Leigh, Rod Taylor and Christopher Dark) successfully complete mankind's first Mars mission, only to run afoul of a warp in space. Tossed centuries into the future, they discover an Earth devastated by nuclear war, where mutant beast-men rule the surface. Underground is a society marked by listless males and lustful ladies (future- wear designed by Vargas!). Trapped in a tomorrow they never made,...

            World, The Flesh and The Devil, The
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            Warner Item #: 883316299814 -

              "Millions Flee from Cities! End of the World!" From a Manhattan skyscraper, Ralph Burton (Harry Belafonte) surveys the emptiness announced by that chilling newspaper headline. Nuclear doomsday has come. Ralph is sure he is the last person alive. Then a woman (Inger Stevens) appears and the two form a cautious friendship that's threatened when a third survivor (Mel Ferrer) arrives. Unlike other post-apocalyptic thrillers from The Time Machine to I Am Legend, there are no external monsters to...

              Wreck of the Mary Deare, The
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              Warner Item #: 888574655761 -

                The freighter Mary Deare is adrift in stormy seas. Her bulkhead is leaking, her captain is dead, and the crew has abandoned ship -- all except for one man. That man is exhausted first officer Gideon Patch, who has taken command. Appearances indicate he's a madman. But Patch isn't a man who relies on appearances. The Wreck of the Mary Deare is part seafaring adventure, part mystery, part courtroom drama and, with screen titans Gary Cooper and Charlton Heston onboard, all heroic. Michael...

                Wuthering Heights
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                Warner Item #: 883929727384 -

                  Laurence Olivier, Merle Oberon and David Niven star in this internationally acclaimed masterpiece based on Emily Bronte's classic story of passion, hatred and revenge. Olivier and Oberon are brilliant as Heathcliff and Cathy, whose tortured love affair ends when Cathy marries the wealthy Edgar (Niven). Heathcliff's savage retaliation upon the woman he loves explodes in a stunning climax. Directed by William Wyler and featuring Academy Award -winning* cinematography, Wuthering Heights remains a...

                  WWII - America Strikes! Rare Propaganda Films of World War II
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                  Alpha Video Item #: 089218733696 -

                    SCREEN MAGAZINE # 26: Vast columns of tanks and motorized vehicles deal with a battle against mud in Italy. The Navy crows about its new super battleship the U.S.S. Iowa. The G.I.'s most valuable piece of equipment, his brain revs up for war and prepares for the coming peace. Dinah Shore leads a tour of the famed Hollywood Canteen, where Tinseltown's elite have entertained over a million Allied troops. Featured are appearances by Xavier Cugat, Eddie Cantor, Hedy Lamarr, Red Skelton and Jimmy...

                    WWII - Archives of War: Rare World War II Documentaries, 1942-1951
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                    Alpha Video Item #: 089218726797 -

                      IT'S YOUR AMERICA - 1945: A reluctant draftee is sent to fight overseas, where he witnesses the carnage of war and the massacre of innocents suffered by Europe at the hands of its brutal Nazi overlords. He comes to appreciate the true meaning of democracy, and why it's worth fighting for. This first class production stars Arthur Kennedy (Lawrence of Arabia - 1962, Elmer Gantry - 1960).NEWS THRILLS 1942: British forces drive Rommel back in North Africa. U.S. Marines invade Guadalcanal,...

                      WWII - Behind Nazi Guns
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                      Alpha Video Item #: 089218664198 -

                        While World War II raged across the globe, the U.S. Treasury Department and the Office Of War Information, Bureau Of Motion Pictures, produced numerous short subjects such as these to patriotically inspire and motivate America to buy War Bonds, out-produce enemy workers and generally be prepared to sacrifice and pay the price that freedom would require.BEHIND NAZI GUNS: Banned to the general public, William L. Shirer narrates this Navy film which was intended for viewing only by the workers of...

                        WWII - Combat America: Air Battles of WW2
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                        Alpha Video Item #: 089218583697 -

                          Clark Gable, First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Air Forces, is ordered to proceed to England with the 351st Bombardment Group to shoot a film dealing with modern aerial gunnery in actual combat. The 351st is comprised of 40 B-17 Flying Fortresses and the 4,000 men who fly and maintain them. Lieutenant Gable and the camera crews follow the brave men of the 351st from their arrival and throughout their rigorous training as they prepare to attack Hitler's Reich. The cameras roll as they fly their...

                          WWII - Kamikaze
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                            Shockingly brutal archival footage highlights this sobering account of the conflict between America and Japan during World War II! Kamikaze begins with the events leading up to Japan's surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 and ends with the devastating bomb blast over Hiroshima in 1945. Most horrifying of all are the scenes of the kamikaze ("divine wind") pilots, devoted to crashing their planes into Allied warships, sacrificing their lives for Imperial Japan. Writer-director Perry Wolff...

                            WWII - Nazi Concentration Camps (1945) / Nuremburg Trials (1947)
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                            Alpha Video Item #: 089218546197 -

                              Nazi Concentration Camps: To a world still reeling from the unrelenting carnage of WWII, the shocking images that surfaced from the recently liberated Nazi concentration camps were beyond belief. Haunted faces on skeletal bodies... mass graves... gas chambers... searing scenes of human misery dampened the post-war joy that spread across the globe when the Axis powers fell. As the Allied forces rolled into conquered territories, U.S. Army cameramen recorded the horrors uncovered at each camp....

                              WWII - The Big Picture, Volume 1
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                              Alpha Video Item #: 089218525697 -

                                As the Korean conflict raged in the early 1950's, the U.S. Army felt the need to produce a "weekly television report to the nation on the activities of the Army at home and overseas." Produced by the Signal Corps Pictorial Center, these episodes combined actual wartime newsreels with Hollywood footage to create a comprehensive review of U.S. military history. A proud and oft-times poetic piece of cold-war propaganda, this series revels in America's military and technical prowess, and glories...

                                WWII - The Big Picture, Volume 2
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                                Alpha Video Item #: 089218525796 -

                                  As the Korean conflict raged in the early 1950's, the U.S. Army felt the need to produce a "weekly television report to the nation on the activities of the Army at home and overseas." Produced by the Signal Corps Pictorial Center, these episodes combined actual wartime newsreels with Hollywood footage to create a comprehensive review of U.S. military history. A proud and oft-times poetic piece of cold-war propaganda, this series revels in America's military and technical prowess, and glories...

                                  WWII - The Secret Life of Hitler / The Smashing of the Reich
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                                  Alpha Video Item #: 089218548498 -

                                    The Secret Life of Hitler (1958, B&W): The monstrous infamy of Adolf Hitler secures his place as a pivotal figure of the 20th century and a timeless embodiment of evil. Yet few know the other side of the man who lived out most of the war in "The Eagle's Nest," his mountain retreat near Berchtesgaden, surrounded by young women and faithful pets. It was here that Hitler met, wooed and wed an athletic young girl named Eva Braun, who ultimately shared her bed and body with the most bloodthirsty...

                                    WWII - The True Glory
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                                    Alpha Video Item #: 089218721990 -

                                      General Dwight D. Eisenhower introduces this powerful motion picture which documents the Allied crusade to liberate Europe from the grip of Nazi Germany. The story begins with the staggering logistics and vast stores of supplies amassed in England and continues with the D-Day invasion. Highlights include the devastating Allied air campaign, the Battle Of The Bulge and the penetration of the Siegfried line leading to the fall of Berlin. With legendary Garson Kanin (Adam's Rib - 1949) and Carol...

                                      WWII - The World at War: Archival Film and Captured Enemy Footage
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                                      Alpha Video Item #: 089218717597 -

                                        The United States Government presents a pictorial record of the decade leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor. News reels and footage captured from the enemy depict the Japanese invasion and looting of Manchuria and China. Hitler's legions invade Poland and ignite a World War. The devastation of Europe is photographed as the German armies crush resistance, and occupy France, driving the Allied forces into the sea at Dunkirk. Using real footage and no re-enactments, this documentary concludes...

                                        WWII - War In The Pacific, Volume 1
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                                        Alpha Video Item #: 089218544094 -

                                          It was the biggest, bloodiest, most expensive military conflict in history. It ended as it began, with a shocking rain of fire from the sky. Millitary deaths exceeded 2,000,000; civilian casualties were more than five times higher. Though similar numbers were being simultaneously racked up in Europe, the Pacific War was in many ways much more complicated and difficult, as its theater of engagement encompassed over 100,000 square miles of open sea dotted with hundreds of contested islands....

                                          WWII - War In The Pacific, Volume 2
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                                          Alpha Video Item #: 089218544391 -

                                            It was the biggest, bloodiest, most expensive military conflict in history. It ended as it began, with a shocking rain of fire from the sky. Military deaths exceeded 2,000,000; civilian casualties were more than five times higher. Though similar numbers were being simultaneously racked up in Europe, the Pacific War was in many ways much more complicated and difficult, as its theater of engagement encompassed over 100,000 square miles of open sea dotted with hundreds of contested islands. After...

                                            WWII - World at War Double Feature: The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress (1944) / Thunderbolt (1947)
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                                              The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress (1944, Color): A thunderous rumble echoes from the horizon. The 324th Bomb Squadron of the US Army Air Corps is conducting a daring daylight bombing raid on the Nazi submarine base at Wilhelmshaven. Among the giant steel birds is a B-17 bomber christened the Memphis Belle. Accompanying the Belle's crew is an army film unit, assigned to record this dangerous flight through the deadly skies over Germany.This documentary, selected for the National...

                                              WWII - World War II Homefront, Volume 1
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                                              Alpha Video Item #: 089218566294 -

                                                With the fate of democracy and freedom at stake, Hollywood's biggest stars and studios line up to bring home the message that it will take the sacrifice, determination and hard work of all Americans at home to enable our battlefield troops to achieve victory.Women In Defense: American women arise, alert to the dangers facing our way of life. Katherine Hepburn demonstrates that every women has an important place in the national defense effort. Written by Eleanor Roosevelt and narrated by...

                                                WWII - World War II: Start to Finish - Rare Propaganda and Newsreels
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                                                Alpha Video Item #: 089218661098 -

                                                  Bombing Of The USS Panay: The despicable Japanese bombing of the USS Panay, on a humanitarian mission in the China Seas, is documented in this 1938 Universal newsreel.Hitting The Beach: This War Department film produced by the Signal Corps covers the wide spectrum of force and logistics brought to bear in a U.S. invasion. Amphibious landing craft, LSTs, (tank landing craft), air support, rapid railroad construction and paratroop landings are some of the many topics depicted in archival...