Program 2: Reflections on War
Thursday, February 5, 2009, 6:00 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1
Includes the following films:
1948. USA. Directed by George L. George. This dramatized documentary, released by the U.S. Army, shows how modern medical developments help paralyzed veterans become independent, well-adjusted citizens. Preserved by the Academy Film Archive from their nitrate print. Print courtesy of the Academy Film Archive. 30 min.
1950. USA. Produced by Edmund Reek. Screenplay by Joseph Kenas, Olrie Bell. Narrated by Joe King. American men are dying in Korea, and the American public wants to know why we are involved in a war halfway around the world. Why Korea? attempts an answer. Print courtesy of the Academy Film Archive. 30 min.
The True Story of the Civil War
1956. USA. Directed and produced by Louis Clyde Stoumen. Screenplay by Abram D. Murray, Stoumen. Narrated by Raymond Massey. An overview of the Civil War, using period photographs and documents. Preserved by the Academy Film Archive from their safety print. Print courtesy of the Academy Film Archive. 33 min.