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Western front / a Wilding production.
Date
1942
Main contributor
Wilding Picture Productions
Summary
Begins with a short summary of American attitudes to the War in Europe and how the U.S. underestimated the militaristic tendencies of the Japanese. Argues that the Chinese have been fighting World War II longer than any other allied nation and should be considered one of America's chief allies. Describes America's effort to supply allied nations in the Pacific with war materials. The desperate need of the Chinese people is stressed. Scenes include the carrying of supplies over the Burma Road and the bombing of Chinese cities.
Contributors
Wilding Picture Productions; United States. Office of War Information; United China Relief (U.S.); Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Publishers
Office of War Information [distributor]; United China Relief [sponsor]
Genres
Sponsored films.; Propaganda films.; Nonfiction films.; Short films.
Subjects
World War, 1939-1945; Equipment and supplies; Civilian relief; Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945
Time period
1939 - 1945
Location
China
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (21 min.) : sd., b&w ; 16 mm.
Notes

"A newsreel feature production"--Title frame.

DVD copy available.

Statement of Responsibility

a Wilding production.

Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 7818231; OCLC: ocm19807573; OCLC: 19807573