WorldCat Identities

Van Voorhis, Westbrook 1903-1968

Overview
Works: 848 works in 1,576 publications in 1 language and 31,866 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction films  Newsreels  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  History  Sources  Documentary television programs  Historical films  War films  War television programs 
Roles: Narrator, Speaker, Host, Performer, Commentator, Reporter, Author
Publication Timeline
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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 )

2 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working with Sears( Visual )

2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The miracle of rubber( Visual )

2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American customer( Visual )

2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crusade in the Pacific( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 171 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 )

9 editions published between 1940 and 1987 in English and held by 169 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

Selected news stories from the March of time, which documents the concerns of U.S. families during and after World War II with such issues as the "baby bomb", adoption, conditions for the aged, marriage and divorce
The new France by Jean Beaudin( Visual )

3 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Canada is besieged by British forces, two brave lovers risk everything to protect their freedom and the freedom of Québec
Leadbelly by Gordon Parks( Visual )

2 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 124 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 )

2 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Time( Visual )

3 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using models and miniature sets, depicts the story of man's ingenuity and inventiveness in devising ways and means, and instruments, for the measurement of time. Traces the history of time-telling from the obelisk, through the sun dial and hour glass, to modern intricate watch mechanisms
The 49th state( Visual )

3 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film examines arguments in favor of granting statehood to Hawaii
We are the Marines( Visual )

3 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 95 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
Problem drinkers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1946 and 1947 in English and held by 95 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
The men around Eisenhower( Visual )

3 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cabinet members under Eisenhower's administration as president of the United States are introduced in this film
American community : Elkhorn at Christmas time( Visual )

2 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Awakening in the Pacific( Visual )

2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. and the Philippines( Visual )

3 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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 (79)