America: A Look Back - The Great War (1960)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Social History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Narrator Alexander Scourby discusses the events leading up to the first great conflagration of world powers, as well as the horrors that followed, in an in-depth documentary that originally aired as an installment of the Emmy-winning Project Twenty documentaries of the 1950s and 60s. From the slow fall of Europe into chaos to the inevitable involvement of the United States, rare footage and stirring orchestral music combine to cover this dark chapter in human history.

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America, archival-footage, Europe, modernization, social-change, timeline, world-war