Uncle Sam Movie Collection, Volume 5: An Award Winning Anthology of Original Wartime Shorts & Documentaries

Uncle Sam Movie Collection, Volume 5: An Award
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DVD Details

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 2 hours
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2004
  • Label: Chudwig Group

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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.


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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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. Included in VOLUME FIVE: FREEDOM COMES HIGH (1943) 12:50 min 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) 5:40 min 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) 8:40 min Directed by Garson Kanin. Spencer Tracy narrates this salute to the American soldier with a portrayal of soldiers down through history. WINGS UP (1943) 21:22 min Narrated by Captain Clark Gable. Features Robert Preston, Gilbert Roland. Documentary depicts the rigors of training at the Officer’s Candidate School. ARMY/NAVY SCREEN MAGAZINE (1943/44) 12:55 min 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. PRIVATE SNAFU in THE INFANTRY BLUES (1943) 4:06 min Private Snafu contemplates what life might be like in the other branches of the military. BAPTISM OF FIRE (1943) 35:53 min 1944 Oscar® Best Documentary nominee. This film was made to show workers in the war industry the brutal realities of Blitzkrieg warfare.

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