BATTLEFILM: U.S. Army Signal Corps Motion Pictures of the Great War
BATTLEFILM: U.S. Army Signal Corps Motion Pictures of the Great War, was selected as the Best History Book by Reader Views Annual Reviewers Choice Awards and was an Award Finalist in the Military History category of the National Best Books Awards!
BATTLEFILM is the only reference guide in print today that catalogs the WWI era documentary films contained in the U.S. Army Signal Corps records held at the National Archives. For the first time, in book form, there is concise information about the surviving motion picture films that were taken over ninety years ago. This Second Edition of BATTLEFILM details 488 film titles that cover America's part in this conflict. Each of the 993 reels of action is described using data gathered from actual Army records.
These historic films of World War I action exist today on silent, black and white motion picture film. Whether you're a historian, media researcher, documentary producer, or a student of film, this book provides an accurate and timeless reference to the moving images of America's effort in the "War to End All Wars."
- Publication Date: 2010-01-29
- Publisher: PMS Press
- Product Group: Book
- Manufacturer: PMS Press
- Binding: Hardcover, 232 pages
- Item Dimensions:
- Dimensions: 709L x 984W x 39H
- Weight: 137
- Package Dimensions:
- Dimensions: 1030L x 720W x 80H
- Weight: 140
- List Price: $31.95
- ISBN: 0981744451
- ASIN: 0981744451