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Van Voorhis, Westbrook 1903-1968

Overview
Works: 881 works in 1,293 publications in 1 language and 24,736 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Newsreels  History  Nonfiction television programs  Sources  Documentary television programs  Biography  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Historical films 
Roles: Narrator, Speaker, Host, Performer, Commentator, Reporter, Author
Classifications: D767, 940.53
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 232 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
Crusade in the Pacific( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archival footage from both the Allies and Japan give detailed information of World War showing both points of view
Working with Sears( Visual )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selling your home market with Claudia( Visual )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The miracle of rubber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American customer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American family : the War years 1941-1945( Visual )

10 editions published between 1941 and 1987 in English and held by 137 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
Show business : the war years 1939-1945( Visual )

9 editions published between 1939 and 1987 in English and held by 125 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
The new France( Visual )

2 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 102 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 102 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
Crusade in Europe( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Emmy and Peabody award winning television series adapted from General Dwight D. Eisenhower's memoir and produced by the March of Time newsreel unit, featuring captured combat footage
America's youth( Visual )

2 editions published between 1940 and 1987 in English and held by 88 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
Crusade in the Pacific( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 81 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
War in the Pacific( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This amazing documentary chronicles the compelling events that led up to Japan's surprise bombing of the U.S. Naval base at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 and depicts the numerous air, land and sea battles that unfolded from 1942 until the fall of the Japanese empire in 1945"--Container
Britain's food defenses( Visual )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American fashion and leisure 1945-1950( Visual )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected newsreels from The March of time which examines fashion, beauty and leisure time in the U.S
The men around Eisenhower( Visual )

2 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 72 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 )

2 editions published between 1946 and 1947 in English and held by 72 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 49th state( Visual )

2 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film examines arguments in favor of granting statehood to Hawaii
 
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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 (64)