For Freedom (1940)

Genres - Drama, War  |   Sub-Genres - War Drama  |   Run Time - 87 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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In this drama, the owner of a newsreel company and his son decide to make a documentary that pays tribute to human accomplishment. Then Hitler conquers Czechoslovakia. After that, the father decides to make a movie about the terrible Nazis. The son refuses to assist and instead escapes to Uruguay. There he films the sabotage and sinking of the German battleship Graf Spee at Montevideo. The movie includes actual war footage.

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war, battleship, business, filmmaker, Germany, invasion, manager, mankind, military, Nazism, newsreels, protester, quitting, sabotage, sinking, son, traveling, war-correspondent