Let there be light John Huston's wartime documentaries

Published 2016
Item Details

"Presented in cooperation with the National Archives and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, this collection features four documentaries directed by John Huston as part of his service as an officer in the Army Signal Corps. The documentaries are not simple propaganda, but reflect Huston's own changing attitudes toward war.

Archive editon.
2 videodiscs (281 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
digital video
full screen (1.33:1)
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
CHVR: Not rated.
Other Title:
John Huston's wartime documentaries
Container of (work): Winning your wings (Motion picture)
Container of (work): Report from the Aleutians (Motion picture)
Container of (work): San Pietro (Motion picture)
Container of (work): Let there be light (Motion picture)
Container of (work): Shades of gray (Motion picture)
Full screen (1.33:1) presentation
Originally produced as motion pictures in 1942-1946.
DVD, 1.33:1 aspect ratio.
Disc 1: John Huston's wartime documentaries: an introduction (26:11) / written and edited by Bret Wood
Winning your wings (18:19 ; 1942) / United States Army Air Forces present ; produced in cooperation with Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. ; with Lieutenant James Stewart
Report from the Aleutians (44:48 ; 1943) / The War Department presents ; produced by U. S. Army Signal Corps ;
San Pietro (32:05 ; 1945) / The War Department presents ; produced by the Army Pictorial Service ;
Bonus feature: San Pietro: raw camera footage (32:58).
Disc 2: Let there be light (57:50 ; 1946) / The United States Army presents
Bonus feature: Shades of gray (1:05:46 ; 1947) / The United States Army presents ; directed by Joe Henabery.
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