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Restricted Films of World War II
Restricted Films of World War II
Actor: This Film Is Restricted
Director: n/a
Genres: Educational, Documentary, Military & War
NR     2007     4hr 0min

2 DVDs in a COLLECTIBLE TIN! The United States government produced thousands of films during World War II, many of which were considered "classified." These film reports covered all theaters of operation and ran ...  more »


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Actor: This Film Is Restricted
Director: n/a
Genres: Educational, Documentary, Military & War
Sub-Genres: Educational, World War II, Military & War
Studio: Timeless Media Group
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 10/30/2007
Release Year: 2007
Run Time: 4hr 0min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 2
SwapaDVD Credits: 2
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Terrible film quality
Dave S. | 08/28/2008
(1 out of 5 stars)

"Unlike "Confidential Films of World War II" by the same company which has high quality film, these "Restricted Films" look like they've been taken by a handicam from the backrow of a theater. There's some Russian and Chinese footage that's so muddy and blurry that it's tough to get any sense of what you're looking at. Avoid this."
Lars Andersen | 05/15/2009
(1 out of 5 stars)

"The DVD sleeve is very nice, so I had hopes that the visual qualtiy of the two DVD's would be very good, which is not the case. The poor quality is no doubt the result of these being produced directly from the free, dark and fuzzy reference room VHS or 1" tape copies at the National Archives. These low visual quality shelf copies are intended for content review and the idea then, is to have masters made from their film intermediates that would be ordered and processed by a NA approved lab. This does not appear to be the case.

When DVD's such as these are made from the 35mm film intermediates, the result is a crisp, sharp, gorgeous black and white result. If I could return these DVD's I would do so. After watching a few minutes of the DVD's I set them aside, and will give them to someone else.