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Van Voorhis, Westbrook 1903-1968

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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 237 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 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archival footage from both the Allies and Japan give detailed information of World War showing both points of view
Selling your home market with Claudia( Visual )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working with Sears( Visual )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The miracle of rubber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American customer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's youth( Visual )

8 editions published between 1940 and 1987 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected news stories from the March of Time which documents the youth from 1940-1950. America's Youth (1940) from debutante daughters to depression-ridden children of the poor an examination of the needs and desires of 21 million young men and women is made. Youth in Crisis (1943) reveals how war affects America's youth. Teenage Girls (1945) an exploration of what they "go for" and "frown on" in music, clothes, games and hobbies. The Fight for Better Schools (1949) investigates the run down condition of public schools and looks at how one community is dealing with the problem. Schools March On (1950) the presentation of the educational techniques and facilities in American school systems is highlighted by the example of public school consolidation in Woodford County, Illinois
The American family : the War years 1941-1945( Visual )

10 editions published between 1941 and 1987 in English and held by 135 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 123 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 by Jean Beaudin( Visual )

2 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 118 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 118 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
Britain's food defenses( Visual )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crusade in Europe( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 88 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
The rise of the Japanese empire( Visual )

2 editions published between 1951 and 2001 in English and held by 86 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
We are the marines( Visual )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 85 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
The 49th state( Visual )

2 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film examines arguments in favor of granting statehood to Hawaii
The men around Eisenhower( Visual )

2 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 85 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 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problem drinkers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1946 and 1947 in English and held by 85 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 U.S. and the Philippines( Visual )

2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 85 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 (66)