Five Came Back: The Reference Films
Welcome to a fascinating journey into the world of war-time cinema and its impact on popular culture. The documentary series "Five Came Back" explores the incredible stories of five renowned Hollywood directors who served as filmmakers during World War II. These directors, John Ford, John Huston, Frank Capra, George Stevens, and William Wyler, not only created powerful war films but also played a crucial role in shaping the American narrative and rallying the nation's support during one of the most tumultuous periods in history.
The docuseries delves into the lives and experiences of these directors, revealing the sacrifices they made and the challenges they faced while documenting the war. As part of this exploration, the collection "Five Came Back: The Reference Films" showcases 12 World War II-era propaganda films discussed extensively within the series. These films, though often graphic and offensive by today's standards, provide a unique glimpse into the cinematic techniques and messaging employed to mobilize public sentiment and garner support for the war effort.
|Five Came Back: The Reference Films
|This collection includes 12 World War II-era propaganda films — many of which are graphic and offensive — discussed in the docuseries "Five Came Back."
This reference collection titled "Five Came Back: The Reference Films" brings together 12 World War II-era propaganda films. These films, some of which contain graphic and offensive content, are featured and discussed in the docuseries "Five Came Back." The collection was released in 1945 and carries a TV-MA rating with a duration of 51 minutes. Classified under the genre "documentation," the films in this collection highlight various aspects of the war. Produced in the United States, these films have an IMDb rating of 1.0.