Fox Movietone newsreel collection -World War II paper records 1922-1946 (bulk 1941-1946)

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Fox Movietone newsreel collection - World War II paper records, 1922-1946, (bulk 1941-1946)

Fox Movietone newsreel collection -World War II paper records 1922-1946 (bulk 1941-1946)

Cameramen’s dope sheets (detailednotes of stories filmed), continuity sheets (synopses of newsreels distributedto theaters), and turnovers (one sentence descriptions of each story filmed)from this major pioneer in the newsreel industry. Collection also containsother paper materials including telegrams, speeches, photographs, programs, andmemoranda that provide details of the newsreels created by Twentieth CenturyFox Film Corporation. Although the entire Fox Movietone newsreel collectionspans 1916-1963, these materials document the World War II period.

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Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966

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Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Montgomery of Alamein, Bernard Law Montgomery, Viscount, 1887-1976

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Laval, Pierre, 1883-1945

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Rommel, Erwin, 1891-1944

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Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972

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Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959

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Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1926-

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Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975

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Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950

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Conversations on International Organization (1944 : Washington, D.C.)

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United Nations. Charter.

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United Nations

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Pétain, Philippe, 1856-1951

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Halsey, William F. (William Frederick), 1882-1959

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United Nations relief and rehabilitation administration

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Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...

Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955

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Allied Forces

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Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945

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George Smith Patton Jr. (November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945) was a general of the United States Army who commanded the Seventh United States Army in the Mediterranean theater of World War II, and the United States Army Central in France and Germany after the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944. Born in 1885, Patton attended the Virginia Military Institute and the United States Military Academy at West Point. He studied fencing and designed the M1913 Cavalry Saber, more commonly known ...

Thomas, Lowell, 1892-1981

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American author, journalist, and world traveller. From the description of Letters, 1961-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553309 Newscaster, foreign correspondent, and explorer. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1890]-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155531746 Thomas was a radio and television broadcaster, author, and world traveler. From the description of The Lowell Jackson Thomas papers. 1916-2010. (University of Utah). WorldC...

Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.

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American distribution and production corporation of motion pictures. From the description of Pressbooks, 1977-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122391955 American film producing and distributing corporation formed by the merger of two companies in the early half of the century. In 1915 William Fox began the Fox Film Corporation; and in 1925, he bought controlling interest in the then largest theater in the world, the Roxy Theater of New York, N.Y. The Roxy boasted a seati...

Attlee, C.R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967

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Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee (1883-1967) was Prime Minister of the 1945-51 Labour Governments. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography . Thomas Simons Attlee (1880-1960) was his brother. See Peggy Attlee With a quiet conscience: Thomas Simons Attlee 1880-1960 (London: 1995). From the guide to the Letters from Clement Attlee to his brother Tom, 1915-60, (University of Oxford, Bodleian Library) Clement R. Attlee was born in Putney, England, and edu...

Stettinius, Edward R., Jr. (Edward Reilly), 1900-1949

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Industrialist and statesman. From the description of Clippings relating to Edward R. Stettinius, 1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068013 Industrialist, Secretary of State, delegate to the United Nations. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : to Darryl F. Zanuck, Beverly Hills, California, 1944 November 11 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647836060 From the description of Financial records of Edward R. Stettinius [...

Great Britain. Royal Air Force

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The Far East Flight consisted of four flying-boats under the command of Group-Captain H. M. Cave-Braune-Cave. The Flight left Felixstowe, Plymouth on 14 Oct. 1927. From the description of Records [manuscript]. 1927. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225825718 ...

Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965

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Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, on 30 November 1874. He was educated at Harrow and the Royal Military College at Sandhurst before joining the Army in 1895 and serving in India and Sudan. After leaving the Army in 1899, he worked as a war correspondent for the Morning Post and the following year was elected Conservative Member of Parliament for Oldham. In 1904, Churchill decided to join the Liberal Party, and in 1906, was elected Liberal MP f...

Molotov, Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich, 1890-1986

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Catholic Church

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Spellman, Francis, 1889-1967

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Prominent prelate of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States. Appointed Archbishop of New York in 1939 and the College of Cardinals in 1946. From the description of Letters, 1946-1967. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 53982752 Spellman was at this time the Catholic archbishop of New York. Werfel and Spellman appear to have had a relationship of mutual respect and admiration. Werfel sought Spellman's responses to his novels Embezzled Heaven and The Song of...