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The Resource December 7th : the Pearl Harbor story, directed by John Ford and Gregg Toland

December 7th : the Pearl Harbor story, directed by John Ford and Gregg Toland

Label
December 7th : the Pearl Harbor story
Title
December 7th
Title remainder
the Pearl Harbor story
Statement of responsibility
directed by John Ford and Gregg Toland
Title variation
  • December 7th
  • Pearl Harbor story
  • John Ford's December 7th
Title variation remainder
  • the movie
  • the Pearl Harbor story
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John Ford's "DECEMBER 7TH" was banned by the U.S. Government for nearly fifty years. This special edition is now available; presenting the fully restored, 84-minute version, with subtitles added to the controversial Japanese language sequences and a special "behind the scene" introduction. (A completely censored 34-minute version of the film was released and earned John Ford his fourth Academy Award.) This full-length version stars Walter Huston as Uncle Sam and is set in Honolulu on the day before the Japanese attack. Uncle Sam vacations complacently in Hawaii, concerned with the on-going war in Europe. On Sunday morning, December 7th, air squadrons appear, "swooping down like flights of tiny locust". The attack on Pearl Harbor, America's first battle of World War II, is vividly illustrated as only Hollywood can do
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Cataloging source
LOY
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Produced by Kit Parker Films; the War Dept., Special Service Division, with cooperation of the Signal Corps, in 1943, and Dept. of the Navy
PerformerNote
Walter Huston, Harry Davenport
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1973
  • 1884-1950
  • 1866-1949
  • 1897-1991
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ford, John
  • Toland, Gregg
  • Huston, Walter
  • Davenport, Harry
  • Capra, Frank
  • United States
  • United States
  • Kit Parker Films
  • VCI Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
160
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
  • World War, 1939-1945
Technique
live action
Label
December 7th : the Pearl Harbor story, directed by John Ford and Gregg Toland
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Running times - Feature: 84 minutes, B&W, 2001, Not Rated. Bonus materials: approx. 76 minutes
  • Bonus Material includes: UNIVERSAL NEWSREEL Pearl Harbor first films! MOVIETONE NEWS EXTRA! First actual battle films. Includes comments by Al Brick, the Movietone cameraman who filmed the footage. JAPAN'S REACTION! When this "uncensored" version was first shown in Japan in 1995 it was treated as a major news story. See the actual newscast in both Japanese and English. Full commentary by four actual Pearl Harbor survivors! Learn the inside story on how the un-cut version of December 7th was made and why the U.S. Government kept it classified and away from public view for decades. Compare the cut and uncensored versions! Feature has English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
  • Includes: Frank Capra's infamous "KNOW YOUR ENEMY: JAPAN" (1945) 56 minutes. Produced for the U.S. Army, this propaganda piece is a combination of authentic newsreels, captured enemy films, scenes from Japanese feature films, plus re-enactments filmed in Hollywood
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
46971369
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition
Extent
1 videodisc (82, 76 mins.)
Isbn
9781557391612
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
089859050725
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • KFP 507
  • KPF 507
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
December 7th : the Pearl Harbor story, directed by John Ford and Gregg Toland
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Running times - Feature: 84 minutes, B&W, 2001, Not Rated. Bonus materials: approx. 76 minutes
  • Bonus Material includes: UNIVERSAL NEWSREEL Pearl Harbor first films! MOVIETONE NEWS EXTRA! First actual battle films. Includes comments by Al Brick, the Movietone cameraman who filmed the footage. JAPAN'S REACTION! When this "uncensored" version was first shown in Japan in 1995 it was treated as a major news story. See the actual newscast in both Japanese and English. Full commentary by four actual Pearl Harbor survivors! Learn the inside story on how the un-cut version of December 7th was made and why the U.S. Government kept it classified and away from public view for decades. Compare the cut and uncensored versions! Feature has English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
  • Includes: Frank Capra's infamous "KNOW YOUR ENEMY: JAPAN" (1945) 56 minutes. Produced for the U.S. Army, this propaganda piece is a combination of authentic newsreels, captured enemy films, scenes from Japanese feature films, plus re-enactments filmed in Hollywood
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
46971369
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition
Extent
1 videodisc (82, 76 mins.)
Isbn
9781557391612
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
089859050725
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • KFP 507
  • KPF 507
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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