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The Big Picture : Army Newsreel No. 1 / National Archives and Records Service.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorNational Archives and Records Service.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], ©2008.
Description1 streaming video file (30 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Portion of title Army Newsreel No. 1
Contents Army Newsreel No. 1 (1:19) -- Youngest Sergeant 'Re-Ups' (1:29) -- What's New in Europe (1:23) -- One Man's Poison (1:51) -- Winter Sports: Skiing at Berchtesgaden (2:44) -- 17th Signal BN Restores German Communications (1:06) -- Junior Skiers (1:49) -- Bells for Mannheim (1:33) -- Mounted Police of Berlin (2:31) -- Hobby Crafts (1:42) -- The New German Army (2:00) -- Giessen (1:03) -- Ski Patrol (3:00) -- 60 Adopted G.I.'s (1:55) -- Easter in Germany (1:55) -- Credits: The Big Picture: Army Newsreel No. 1 (0:50)
Abstract This episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series from the National Archives and Records Administration was produced for American forces and their families in Europe. The purpose of this film was to entertain, to inform, and to keep the soldiers and their families aware of all facets of their mission abroad. Newsreel in style, the footage was originally released in motion picture theaters, operated by the Army in Germany. This newsreel provides a reflection for the American people of what life was like for the soldier in Europe.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 13, 2011.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 9 and up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: National Archives and Records Service, 2008.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Other title Big picture (United States. National Archives and Records Administration)
Publisher number44965 Films Media Group

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