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Prelude to war, director, Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak

Label
Prelude to war
Title
Prelude to war
Statement of responsibility
director, Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak
Title variation
Why we fight
Contributor
Film director
Narrator
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Portrays events leading up to the entry of the U.S. into WWII. Prelude to war recounts the Japanese incursion into Manchuria, the Italian conquest of Ethiopia, the beginnings of the Nazi takeover in Eastern Europe, and the lack of military preparedness of the U.S
Member of
Cataloging source
TOH
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally released in 1942
Dewey number
320.53/3
Language note
English audio
LC call number
D726.5
LC item number
.P745 2014
PerformerNote
Walter Huston, Victor Bulwer-Lytton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1897-1991
  • 1902-1974
  • 1884-1950
  • 1876-1947
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Capra, Frank
  • Litvak, Anatole
  • Huston, Walter
  • Lytton
  • Film Detective (Firm)
  • United States
  • United States
Runtime
52
Series statement
Restored classics, the Film Detective archive
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fascism
  • Fascism
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Propaganda, American
  • Motion pictures in propaganda
  • United States
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Japan
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Prelude to war, director, Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Part one of a propaganda series of seven information films, Frank Capra's Why we fight series, shown to the American G.I. in the 1940's. Originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
  • Re-released in 2020
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 52 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 889290261601
  • 818506028196
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, black and white
Publisher number
FD0273
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)999368893
System details
DVD, full screen (1.33:1)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Prelude to war, director, Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak
Publication
Note
  • Part one of a propaganda series of seven information films, Frank Capra's Why we fight series, shown to the American G.I. in the 1940's. Originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
  • Re-released in 2020
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 52 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 889290261601
  • 818506028196
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, black and white
Publisher number
FD0273
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)999368893
System details
DVD, full screen (1.33:1)
Video recording format
DVD

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