Browse Items (21 total)

  • Date Issued is exactly "1941"

Shows how A.B.C.A. (Army Bureau of Current Affairs) was started as an experiment in 1941 and became an integral part of the training of every British soldier, some of the weekly meetings in full swing, and the training given to officers who conduct…

Documents farming practices in the New England states, showing the prosperity that fertile soils brought to hardworking farmers who cleared the hilly land. The fertile soil, rich in minerals, accumulated over the course of centuries covered in…

A history of home construction and architectural styles in the U.S. Emphasizes the homestead as symbolic of American values and national character. "The American farmstead, stronghold of human liberty ts history and social significance. This film…

Shows the work of the U.S.D.A Forest Service forest rangers across the nation's 161 national forests. Narration lists the forest ranger's duties to "manage the vast American woodland to produce more timber for home builders, more forage for stockmen,…

Worst of Farm Disasters was produced alongside the USDA's Rural Electrification Administration (REA) films Power and the Land and Bip Goes To Town.All three films document the life of an Ohio farm family, the Parkinsons, as they promote REA loans for…

Presents a fictional reenactment of an actual air raid on Berlin by the Bomber Command of the British Royal Air Force. Aerial photographs disclose the objective to be raided. Then staff planning, routine preparations, and the tension of the evening…

“Step-by-step manufacture and assembly of the B-26 medium bomber in the Glenn Martin plant at Baltimore.” (War Films Bulletin of the Extension Division Indiana University, February, 1943, 10.) Details every aspect of this process from the foundry…

Laurence Olivier's reading of passages from Milton, William Blake, Robert Browning, Rudyard Kipling and Abraham Lincoln accompany scenes of daily life in wartime Britain. The texts selected emphasize national identity and heritage, patriotism, and…

Presents a vivid record, uncensored by military authorities, of the 1939 siege and fall of Warsaw. Shot by Julien Bryan, who later founded the International Film foundation. Nominated for an Academy Award for best one-reel short in 1941 and added to…

Presents a fictional reenactment of an actual air raid on Berlin by the Bomber Command of the British Royal Air Force. Aerial photographs disclose the objective to be raided. Then staff planning, routine preparations, and the tension of the evening…