10-movie war collection [videorecording].
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2013.
3 videodiscs (ca. 862 min.) : sd., b&w and color, dual layer ; 4 3/4 in.
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Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2013.
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Disc 1. The eagle and the hawk / a Paramount Picture ; directed by Stuart Walker ; screenplay by Bogart Rogers, Seton I. Miller -- The last outpost / a Paramount Picture ; directed by Charles Barton and Louis J. Gasnier -- Wake Island / Universal ; A Paramount picture ; directed by John Farrow ; screenplay by W.R. Burnett and Frank Butler -- Bengal Brigade / directed by Laslo Benedek ; screenplay by Seton I. Miller and Richard Alan Simmons ; music by Hans J. Salter ; produced by Ted Richmond.
Disc 2. To hell and back / Universal-International presents, a Cinemascope production ; produced by Aaron Rosenberg ; written for the screen by Gil Doud ; directed by Jesse Hibbs -- Battle hymn / Universal International ; a Cinemascope production ; written by Charles Grayson and Vincent B. Evans ; produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Douglas Sirk -- Jet pilot / Universal International ; Howard Hughes presents ; written and produced by Jules Furthman ; directed by Josef von Sternberg.
Disc 3. In enemy country / Unversal presents ; produced and directed by Harry Keller -- Raid on Rommel / a Universal Picture ; written by George Bluel ; produced by Harry Tatelman ; directed by Henry Hathaway -- Ulzana's raid / Universal presents a Carter De Haven--Robert Aldrich production ; produced by Carter De Haven ; directed by Robert Aldrich ; written by Alan Sharp.
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Battle hymn : Directed by Douglas Sirk.
Jet pilot : Executive producer, Howard Hughes ; director of photography, Winton C. Hoch ; music, Bronislau Kaper ; editos, Michael R. McAdam, Harry Marker, William M. Moore ; supervision of aerial sequences, Philip G. Cochran ; project pilot, Captain J.S. Jash.
Raid on Rommel : Writer, Richard Bluel ; director, Henry Hathaway ; producer, Harry Tatelman.
To hell and back : Director of photography, Maury Gertsman ; music, Bert Gold and Ken Hart ; film editor, Edward Curtiss.
Wake Island : Directors of photography, Theodor Sparkuhl, William C. Mellor ; Leory Stone, Frank Bracht ; music, David Buttolph.
general note
Battle hymn : Originally produced by Universal Pictures Company in 1957.
Bengal Brigade : Based on the novel "Bengal Tiger" by Hall Hunter.
In enemy country : Originally released in 1970.
Jet pilot : Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957.
Raid on Rommel : Originally released as a motion picture in 1971.
The eagle and the hawk : Based on a story by John Monk Saunders.
The eagle and the hawk : Originally released as a motion picture in 1933.
The last outpost : Based on the novel entitled The Drum by F. Britten Austin.
The last outpost : Originally released as a motion picture in 1935.
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To hell and back : Based on Audie Murphy's autobiography, "To hell and back."
To hell and back : Originally released as a motion picture in 1955.
Ulzana's raid : Originally released as a motion picture in 1972.
Wake Island : Videodisc release of the 1942 movie.
Battle hymn : Rock Hudson, Anna Kashfi, Dan Duryea, Martha Hyer.
Bengal Brigade : Rock Hudson, Arlene Dahl, Ursula Thiess.
In enemy country : Tony Franciosa, Anjanette Comer, Guy Stockwell.
Jet pilot : John Wayne, Janet Leigh, Jay C. Flippen, Paul Fix, Hans Conreid, Roland Winters, The U.S. Air Force.
Raid on Rommel : Richard Burton, John Colicos, Clinton Greyn, Wolfgang Preiss, Danielle Demetz.
The eagle and the hawk : Fredric March, Cary Grant, Carole Lombard, Jack Oakie.
The last outpost : Cary Grant, Claude Rains, Gertrude Michael.
To hell and back : Audie Murphy, Marshall Thompson, Charles Drake, Gregg Palmer, Jack Kelly.
Ulzana's raid : Burt Lancaster, Bruce Davison, Jorge Luke, Richard Jaeckel.
Wake Island : Brian Donlevy ; Macdonald Carey ; Robert Preston ; Albert Dekker ; William Bendix ; Walter Abel.
Battle hymn : Tormented for years by a sense of guilt after inadvertently bombing a German orphanage during World War Two, Parson Dean Hess (Rock Hudson) leaves his pulpit and wife (Martha Hyer) to return to the Air Force as a training officer during the Korean War. Posted near the remote village of Yungsan in South Korea, Col. Hess is tasked with instructing the inexperienced Korean pilots but his mission takes a personal twist when he stumbles upon an opportunity to help local orphans. Between his battle against an evil foe and his determination to save the children, Hess may just find the redemption he so desperately seeks.
Bengal Brigade : Set during British India in 1857, Captain Claybourne (Rock Hudson) is faced with restoring his reputation after being harshly disciplined for disobeying orders.
In enemy country : Wartime secret agents are on a mission to distroy a deadly new type of torpedo, hidden in a Nazi stronghold in France.
Jet pilot : Sent by the Pentagon to obtain top secret information from a supposedly defecting Russian lady pilot, the Colonel courts her so successfully that they fall in love and wed. With their marriage as a perfect cover, he is ordered to flee Russia with his bride, this time with him posing as a defector. When the political charade is discovered, however, the courageous couple embark in a dangerous flight to freedom in a heart-pounding escape with enemy agents in hot pursuit.
Raid on Rommel : Richard Burton portrays a British intelligence office who must pose as a high-ranking Nazi, leading a gang of P.O.W.'s on a desert mission. Based on the real-life battle of Tobruk.
The eagle and the hawk : World War I drama about a reluctant hero struggling to deal with the horrors of war.
The last outpost : World War I drama about a British prisoner of war who is rescued from a firing squad by his mysterious cellmate John Stevenson..
To hell and back : Based on the true story of Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in U.S. history.
Ulzana's raid : A scout assigned to aid the cavalry in tracking down a band of renegade Indians, attempts to teach an idealistic lieutenant that the only way to fight brutality is with a stronger force.
Wake Island : Based on the incredible true story of a handful of U.S. Marines holding out against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault.
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Bengal Brigade : Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
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DVD format ; NTSC ; Region 1 ; Dolby Digital.

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