Package compiles documentaries spaning three decades
Brett Mcmurrain | USA | 12/31/2006
(3 out of 5 stars)
"If you want a Pearl Harbor full length motion picture, keep looking; Otherwise, this may be the package for you. The 3-disc package compiles five features from the 40's, 50's & 60's. Most of these features were U.S. Government / Military projects. Prelude to War (along with the U.S. Army Special Services) won an Academy Award in 1942 in the Documentary category (Special Award). December 7th (along with the U.S. Navy) won the 1943 Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject).
Disc 1: Prelude to War (from the series "Why We Fight") / Frank Capra, Producer/Director / 1942 / 54 Min. / Documentary / B&W / Catalog No. 04993.
Disc 2: It's War! / B&W / Catalog No. 05003.
Feature #1) Battle Line: Pearl Harbor / Jim Bishop, Actor / 1963 / 26 Min.
Feature #2) Crusade in the Pacific: Pacific in Eruption / 1951 / 26 Min.
Disc 3: Pearl Harbor / B&W / Catalog No. 05013.
Feature #1) December 7th / John Ford & Gregg Toland, Directors / 1943 / 33 Min.
Feature #2) Recognition of the Japanese Zero / Ronald Reagan, Actor / 1942 / 20 Min."