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Watchtower Over Tomorrow

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Description "Beginning with a prologue by Secretary of State Stettinius, who points out that our Government under the leadership of President Roosevelt has been working to avoid future wars, the film proceeds to depict pictorially the incidents which culminated in the Dumbarton Oaks Conference and the San Francisco meeting and shows one way of avoiding a third World War." ("Teacher Committee Evaluation of New Films," Educational Screen, June, 1945, 248.) Opens with footage from the 1936 film "Thing to Come" to warn against the destructive power of weapons in the near future. Presents a fictionalized account of the founding of the United Nations.
Creator U.S. Office of War Information Bureau of Motion Pictures
Contributor Edward Stettinius, Jr.: speaker
Date Issued 1945
Original Format 16mm print
Duration 13:19
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.S.