WorldCat Identities

Van Voorhis, Westbrook 1903-1968

Overview
Works: 820 works in 1,293 publications in 1 language and 31,218 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction films  Newsreels  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  History  Sources  Documentary television programs  Historical films  War films  War television programs 
Roles: Narrator, Speaker, Host, Performer, Commentator, Reporter, Author
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Westbrook Van Voorhis
World War II : the German Front( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Secret life of Hitler: details Hitler's rise and fall. Includes footage of Hitler's final relocation from the idyllic Berghof to the Berlin compound. Features interviews with Hitler's sister and fellow inmates imprisoned with him during World War I. Footage of Eva Braun, her sister, and other women at the Berghof
Selling your home market with Claudia( Visual )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working with Sears( Visual )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The miracle of rubber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American customer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crusade in the Pacific( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary covers the entire saga of World War II in the Pacific theatre, utilizing film footage shot by cameramen on both sides of the War
America's youth( Visual )

8 editions published between 1940 and 1987 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This multiple award-winning documentary was seen monthly for sixteen years in more than 50,000 theatres around the globe: takes a fascinating look at the youth during the first half of the 20th century
The American family : the War years 1941-1945( Visual )

10 editions published between 1941 and 1987 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the sacrifices being made by men, women and children on the homefront to aid the war effort, while American troups were fighting for their country in the World War II
The new France by Jean Beaudin( Visual )

2 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays France after World War II as a devastated country with a shaky political set-up. Discusses her five-year plan for economic reconstruction which is put into operation with the help of U.S. capital
Leadbelly by Gordon Parks( Visual )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film traces the life of blues/folk singer Huddie Leadbetter, better known as Leadbelly, from his late teens to just prior to his release from a second time in prison in the early 30's
Show business : the war years 1939-1945( Visual )

9 editions published between 1939 and 1987 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected news stories from The March of time which present various aspects of the U.S. entertainment industry, including motion pictures, popular music, theater and nightclubs
Britain's food defenses( Visual )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 49th state( Visual )

2 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film examines arguments in favor of granting statehood to Hawaii
Problem drinkers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1946 and 1947 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An example of the March of Times series in the postwar years when, on the domestic scene, the emphasis in this series shifted from hard hitting editorialising on politics to less controversial presentation of social issues. This edition on the problem of alcoholism features the work of Alcoholic Anonymous through a case study employing a mix of dramatisation and re-creation
American community : Elkhorn at Christmas time( Visual )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise of the Japanese empire( Visual )

2 editions published between 1951 and 2001 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifth program in a series composed of archival footage from World War II in the Pacific. Japan's armies surge into Manchuria, where the Chinese must labor to exploit their own nation's resources and infrastructure to the invaders' benefit. Meanwhile the Japanese militarists eagerly plan their next conquests. America goes to war after a surprise Japanese bombing raid pulverizes the U.S. fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Bonus video segment includes footage documenting military, political and social events in Japan following the war's conclusion. Sequences include: Japan's historic formal surrender aboard the battleship Missouri; a war crimes tribunal sentencing Premier Tojo to death for his pivotal role in Japan's aggressive war; the extensive changes in Japanese politics and women's rights; warm new acceptance of the American people and culture
The U.S. and the Philippines( Visual )

2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The men around Eisenhower( Visual )

2 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cabinet members under Eisenhower's administration as president of the United States are introduced in this film
Awakening in the Pacific( Visual )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We are the Marines( Visual )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The history of the Corps, from Colonial times to the present day (1942, that is). The film's midsection details the arduous training procedure of the Few and the Proud at Parris Island and elsewhere. Finally, wartime newsreel footage is adroitly blended with dramatized re-enactments to illustrate the contributions - and the utter necessity-of the Marines in WW II"--IMDb
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.27 (from 0.10 for World War ... to 0.35 for The new Fr ...)

Alternative Names
Conrad, Hugh 1903-1968

Van Voorhis, W. 1903-1968

Voorhis, Westbrook van 1903-1968

Westbrook Van Voorhis actor estadounidense

Westbrook Van Voorhis American actor

Westbrook Van Voorhis Amerikaans stemacteur (1903-1968)

Languages
English (63)