- Run Time: 2 hours
- Video: Black & White / Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: September 1, 2004
- Label: Chudwig Group
Description by OLDIES.com:
The Uncle Sam Movie Collection is a continuing anthology of uncut and uncensored short subjects and documentaries, produced by the Hollywood studios and the U.S. Government. Hosted by veteran actor Denis Arndt, each volume includes seven films, offering audiences a unique glimpse into American history and popular culture. Multiple TELLY AWARD winner.
THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY (1942) - John Ford's Academy Award-winning short documents this important battle. FDR wanted this film seen by the mothers of America. Henry Ford narrates.
WOMEN IN DEFENSE (1941) - Katharine Hepburn narrates this look at the many jobs performed by American women during World War II.
PRIVATE SNAFU - FIGHTING TOOLS (1943) - The World War II cartoon character gets a lesson on the importance of keeping his equipment in tip-top shape.
THE WHITE CLIFFS OF DOVER (1942) - Singer Sugar Kane delivers a patriotic performance concerning war sentiment abroad.
DIARY OF A SERGEANT (1945) - Inspirational documentary about a soldier, Harold Russell, who is fitted with artificial arms. Russell won an Academy Award in William Wyler's The Best Years of our Lives.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A JEEP (1943) - Lighthearted look at this symbol of America's wartime presence throughout the world.
THIS IS KOREA (1951) - Directed by John Ford, this offbeat and impressionistic study of the Marines' struggle for Korea was the only color documentary made concerning the Korean War.
The Uncle Sam Movie Collection is a continuing anthology of uncut and uncensored SHORT SUBJECTS and DOCUMENTARIES, produced by the Hollywood studios and the U.S. Government.
Hosted by veteran actor DENIS ARNDT, each volume includes SEVEN original motion pictures, offering audiences a unique glimpse into American history and popular culture. Multiple TELLY AWARD winner.