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Let there be light : John Huston's wartime documentaries / presented in cooperaiton with the National Archives and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ; directed by John Huston.

Huston, John, 1906-1987 producer, screenwriter, director, narrator. (Added Author). Stewart, James, 1908-1997 host. (Added Author). Huston, Walter, 1884-1950 narrator. (Added Author).
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Seymour Main Library DVD 940.54 LET (Text) 887090084703S On Order On order -

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  • ISBN: 9786316337375 : DVD
  • ISBN: 631633737X : DVD
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (281 min.) : sound, black and white, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Chicago, IL : Olive Films [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as motion pictures 1942-1946.
"Archive edition"--Container.
Features: raw camera footage, Shades of gray.
Formatted Contents Note: John Huston's wartime documentaries : an introduction -- Winning your wings (1942) -- Report from the Aleutians (1943) -- San Pietro (1945) -- Let there be light (1946).
Participant or Performer Note: Winning your wings: Jimmy Stewart, host ; Report from the Aleutians, San Pietro: John Huston, narrator ; Let there be light: Walter Huston, narrator.
Summary, etc.: Recruitment film for the U.S. Army Air Forces; depicts the tedium of life on a remote post in Alaska; documents the Italian battle of San Pietro; reveals the treatment of soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD full screen 1.33:1.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: For private home use only.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945.
Post-traumatic stress disorder.
Genre: War films.
Documentary films.
Short films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.

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