WorldCat Identities

Van Voorhis, Westbrook 1903-1968

Overview
Works: 897 works in 1,633 publications in 1 language and 39,061 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  History  Newsreels  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Sources  War films  Historical films  Biography 
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 245 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
Attack in the Central Pacific : Makin and Tarawa( Visual )

7 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amazing documentary series War in the Pacific 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. The priceless documentary footage compiled in the series, sets you squarely in the center of the conflict and reveals the bravery, heroism and sacrifice that was the hallmark of the men and women of our armed forces during their service in World War II
Selling your home market with Claudia( Visual )

3 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The miracle of rubber( Visual )

2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working with Sears( Visual )

2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American customer( Visual )

2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's youth( Visual )

9 editions published between 1940 and 1987 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of four selections from the March of Time newsreels dating from 1940 to 1950, and deals with the problems, ideals and education of the American youth of that period
The new France by Jean Beaudin( Visual )

3 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 147 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
Crusade in the Pacific( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archival footage from both the Allies and Japan give detailed information of World War showing both points of view
Leadbelly by Gordon Parks( Visual )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 146 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
Awakening in the Pacific( Visual )

3 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amazing documentary series War in the Pacific 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. The priceless documentary footage compiled in the series, sets you squarely in the center of the conflict and reveals the bravery, heroism and sacrifice that was the hallmark of the men and women of our armed forces during their service in World War II
Guadalcanal : America's first offensive( Visual )

3 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amazing documentary series War in the Pacific 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. The priceless documentary footage compiled in the series, sets you squarely in the center of the conflict and reveals the bravery, heroism and sacrifice that was the hallmark of the men and women of our armed forces during their service in World War II
Battle for the Marianas( Visual )

3 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amazing documentary series War in the Pacific 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. The priceless documentary footage compiled in the series, sets you squarely in the center of the conflict and reveals the bravery, heroism and sacrifice that was the hallmark of the men and women of our armed forces during their service in World War II
The American family : the War years 1941-1945( Visual )

10 editions published between 1941 and 1987 in English and held by 124 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
We are the Marines( Visual )

3 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 122 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 Republic of Finland( Visual )

3 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problem drinkers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1946 and 1947 in English and held by 122 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 )

3 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film examines arguments in favor of granting statehood to Hawaii
A city is born -- Levittown, PA( Visual )

3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The growth of Levittown, Pennsylvania into a booming city is the focus of this documentary
The men around Eisenhower( Visual )

3 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cabinet members under Eisenhower's administration as president of the United States are introduced in this film
 
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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 actor estatunidenc

Westbrook Van Voorhis American actor

Westbrook Van Voorhis Amerikaans stemacteur (1903-1968)

Languages
English (78)