Uncle Sam Movie Collection, Volume 5: An Award Winning Anthology of Original Wartime Shorts & Documentaries
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 2 hours
- Video: Black & White
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: September 1, 2004
- Originally Released: 2004
- Label: Chudwig Group
Description by OLDIES.com:
FREEDOM COMES HIGH (1943) - James Craig and Barbara Britton inspire this story of a husband fighting in the Pacific while his wife works in a defense plant at home.
SO'S YOUR OLD MAN (1943) - Dramatization shows how age didn't matter on the home front, that the old man could still volunteer for homeland duty.
RING OF STEEL (1942) - Spencer Tracy narrates this salute to the American soldier with a portrayal of soldiers down through history.
WINGS UP (1943) - Documentary depicts the rigors of training at the Officer's Candidate School. Narrated by Captain Clark Gable; features Robert Preston, Gilbert Roland.
ARMY/NAVY SCREEN MAGAZINE - G.I. Journal segment features Kay Kaiser, Lucille Ball, Jerry Colona and Linda Darnell. Follow-the-bouncing ball in a Showtime segment starring the lovely Joy Hodges.
THE INFANTRY BLUES - Private Snafu contemplates what life might be like in the other branches of the military.
BAPTISM OF FIRE - A 1944 Best Documentary Oscar nominee, this film was made to show workers in the war industry the brutal realities of Blitzkrieg warfare.
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