The True story of the Civil War

United States, 1957

Film
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A record of the American Civil War period made up mostly with Mathew Brady’s original wet plate photographs made on the field of battle and contemporary newspaper illustrations (Harper’s Weekly). Relates the story of the war, describing its causes, its battles, its leaders and its effects on the nation. Narrated by Raymond Massey. (Award: Best Documentary, Short Subjects, 1957 Academy Awards)

Credits

producer/director

Louis Clyde Stoumen

production company

Camera Eye Pictures

Language

English

Duration

00:33:15:00

Colour

Black and White

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