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  • Desert Victory

    1943. Great Britain. Roy Boulting. 62 min.

Wednesday, February 6, 2008, 6:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2



  • Desert Victory

    1943. Great Britain. Directed by Roy Boulting. Commentary by J. L. Hodson. Strategically produced to highlight a sorely needed British military victory over the Nazis (the Battle of El Alamein), Desert Victory also represents a critical accomplishment for the British Ministry of Information. The Nazi army had proven masterful in their use of documentary film as a weapon of war; use of battlefield photography by the British, as seen here, helped to balance the propaganda equation. New print made by Imperial War Museum. 62 min.

In the Film exhibition Oscar's Docs, 1941–45: Bravery and Bias

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