Why We Fight

Friday, June 10, 2011, 1:30 p.m.

Theater 3 (The Celeste Bartos Theater), mezzanine, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building

Includes the following films:

  • Prelude to War

    1942. USA. Directed and produced by Major Frank Capra. Narrated by Walter Huston. 54 min.

  • The Nazis Strike

    1942. USA. Directed and produced by Lieutenant Colonel Frank Capra, Major Anatole Litvak. Narrated by Walter Huston, Captain Anthony Veiller. 41 min.

The first two in the series of seven propaganda films Frank Capra made for the War Department under the supervision of General George C. Marshall.

In the Film exhibition An Auteurist History of Film

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