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World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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Audio:
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313579_1_1
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1940  (Estimated Year)
B/W
08:25:00 - 08:27:28
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Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
Educational film showing the events leading up to World War Two, and their effects on the U.S.

World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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Audio:
Location:
313579_1_2
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1940  (Estimated Year)
B/W
08:25:00 - 08:25:06
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
DO NOT USE Credits

World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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Audio:
Location:
313579_1_3
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1940  (Estimated Year)
B/W
08:25:06 - 08:25:37
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
Opening titles.

World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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Audio:
Location:
313579_1_4
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
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Timecode:
1941  (Estimated Year)
B/W
08:25:37 - 08:26:13
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Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
Montage of shots of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, showing Sunday morning activities, with superimposed title saying this is December 7th, 1941. (a mix of recreation and actual footage of the attack on Pearl Harbor) Aircraft maintenance work. Air to ground shot Japanese fighter planes flying in formation. Plane buzzing noise. Sailors playing catch on pier, ship docked at right. Cut back to fighter planes. Sailors looking up to sky, some shading their eyes. Aerial over Pearl Harbor. Japanese bombers and torpedo bombers. Shots of bombs falling, exploding. Men running through smoke. Various explosions.

World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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Audio:
Location:
313579_1_5
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1930  (Estimated Year)
B/W
08:28:14 - 08:27:00
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
DO NOT USE Map showing geopolitical changes in Europe, mostly in German and Austro-Hungarian empires, at end of WWI, results of the Versailles treaty. Map of Russia with Communist Hammer and Sickle emblem. Map of North America with drawing of fences on east and west borders to represent Isolationism.

World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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Audio:
Location:
313579_1_6
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1930  (Estimated Year)
B/W
08:27:00 - 08:27:08
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
Great Depression in America montage. African-American man looking at food displayed in front of grocery store. Young man looks at Employment Agency sign, 165 W. 131st St., NYC. Interior agency. A few men (both African American and Caucasian) waiting in line at window where clerk is hanging sign. Man at window with sign "No More Hiring" and clerk looking through bars. Unemployment.

World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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Location:
313579_1_7
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
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Timecode:
1930  (Estimated Year)
B/W
08:27:08 - 08:27:20
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Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
Depression in Europe. Panning over crowd to tent. Old ladies wearing headscarves. Women holding pitchers as they wait for handout. Soup being ladled into cups for people in soup line.

World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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Audio:
Location:
313579_1_8
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1930  (Estimated Year)
B/W
08:27:20 - 08:27:28
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
Helmeted policemen chasing Communist civilians into building on busy street (Denmark?). Police running after a crowd of Communists in France. Tracking shot city street, man helping injured man lying in gutter, other people running.