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Right of way / the United States Government presents ; produced by the Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures.
Date
1943
Main contributor
Eastman, Joseph B. (Joseph Bartlett), 1882-1944
Summary
Follows a troop train, a freight train, and a truck rushing to deliver men and supplies to a ship convoy in 1943. Explains the reasons for transportation delays and the shortage of goods in wartime. This film was intended to promote understanding and support of the war effort despite inconveniences on the home front.
Contributors
Eastman, Joseph B. (Joseph Bartlett), 1882-1944; United States. Office of War Information. Domestic Branch. Bureau of Motion Pictures; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Publisher
Office of War Information
Genres
Propaganda films.; Sponsored films.; Nonfiction films.; Short films.
Subjects
World War, 1939-1945; Transportation; Equipment and supplies; Transportation, Military; Travel delays
Time period
1939 - 1945
Location
United States
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (8 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm
Notes

DVD copy available.

Performers

Featuring, Joseph B. Eastman, Director, Office of Defense Transportation.

Statement of Responsibility

the United States Government presents ; produced by the Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures.

Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 7818278; OCLC: ocm20571736; OCLC: 20571736