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Secrets of War: Spy Games of World War II
Secrets of War Spy Games of World War II
Genres: Educational, Documentary, Military & War
NR     1999     3hr 28min

Discover the most daring covert operations, ingenious spy gadgets and cunning military deceptions that forever changed the course of history. Painstakingly researched with previously classified footage from private sources...  more »


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Genres: Educational, Documentary, Military & War
Sub-Genres: Educational, World War II, Military & War
Studio: Image Entertainment
Format: DVD - Black and White,Color
DVD Release Date: 03/30/1999
Original Release Date: 01/01/1998
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1998
Release Year: 1999
Run Time: 3hr 28min
Screens: Black and White,Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

menkey | Raleigh, NC United States | 03/31/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Although all the Secrets of War DVDs generally get good reviews, this one's a little different -- it's twice as long as any of the others, and still the same price!This contains 4 hour-long programs (each one's actually 52min. since there aren't any commercials). Anyhow, that's about 3 1/2 hours for 10 bucks.The documentaries are each very good -- some of them are a little densely-packed, so you may find yourself rewinding a few times to catch everything. Although there are some interviews and the requisite pan across a photo while the narrator tells the story with the stirring (or foreboding) music, these documentaries consist mostly of wartime footage (which is good, you didn't pay your money to spend the time staring at a map). They are very well done, with a lot of good information. Narration, writing, and editing all come together to make a comprehensive and informative product.Lastly, picture quality and sound are decent, even with the wartime footage (sound effects added later, of course). Highly recommended."
Great war documentary!
Heather DeHart (Hdehart@infuseonlin | Tucson, Arizona | 04/16/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I'm not a real fan of documentaries, however lately I've been interested in WWII. This is a fantastic glimpse into the intelligence and spy aspect of that war. Charleton Heston does a wonderful job as narrator. A must see for anyone interested in intelligence work or WWII in general."