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WWI activities; excerpts from Hollywood feature films

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 2008.383.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1272 | Film ID: 2915

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    WWI activities; excerpts from Hollywood feature films

    Overview

    Description
    Intertitle: "America enters the fight for democracy!" General Pershing and officers meet. Map of France with animation.

    01:03:30 Excerpts from two Hollywood feature films: "Sergeant York" (1941) and "Wings" (1925). Dramatized footage of troops fighting in WWI (some in slow motion). Newspaper headlines of NY Telegram: "War Ends"
    Duration
    00:01:47
    Date
    Event:  1914-1918
    Production:  1925
    Production:  1941
    Locale
    France
    Credit
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration

    Physical Details

    Language
    Silent
    Genre/Form
    Feature.
    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Fair
    Time Code
    01:03:03:00 to 01:04:50:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 2915 Video: Digital Betacam - NTSC - large
      Master 2915 Video: Digital Betacam - NTSC - large
      Master 2915 Video: Digital Betacam - NTSC - large
      Master 2915 Video: Digital Betacam - NTSC - large
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 2915 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 2915 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 2915 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 2915 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
    • User
    • User 2915 Video: DVD
      User 2915 Video: DVD
      User 2915 Video: DVD
      User 2915 Video: DVD

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Copyright
    Public Domain
    Conditions on Use
    To the best of the Museum's knowledge, this material is in the public domain. You do not require further permission from the Museum to reproduce or use this material.

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    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this footage from the National Archives and Records Administration in June 2008 for use in the special exhibition, "State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda."
    Note
    Some of this film footage showing World War I military action has been staged for the Hollywood feature films.
    Film Source
    United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Motion Picture Reference
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 5461
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-05 07:33:07
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