Frank Capra's the War Years 5: Attack! The Battle for New Britain

Frank Capra's the War Years 5: Attack! The Battle for New Britain

Director: Frank Capra

Cast: Frank Capra

     
 
Subtitled The Battle for New Britain, this 56-minute documentary was assembled by the Office of War Information. Lensed in the Southwest Pacific, the film deals with the efforts to recapture the island of New Britain from the Japanese. After a grueling training period (shown in unsparing detail), the Allied forces launch their three-pronged assault of the

Overview

Subtitled The Battle for New Britain, this 56-minute documentary was assembled by the Office of War Information. Lensed in the Southwest Pacific, the film deals with the efforts to recapture the island of New Britain from the Japanese. After a grueling training period (shown in unsparing detail), the Allied forces launch their three-pronged assault of the island. Despite heavy losses, the victory goes to the Americans and British. Released domestically by RKO Radio, Attack! was released in conjunction with the O.W.I's fifth war loan drive.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/05/2003
UPC:
0018713812346
Original Release:
1944
Rating:
NR
Source:
Good Times Video
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[B&W]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Mono]
Time:
1:26:00

Special Features

[None specified]

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits

Technical Credits
Frank Capra Director,Producer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Sea Power in the Pacific [7:18]
2. Island-Hopping [7:05]
3. Amphibious Advance [7:11]
4. Invasion Armada [8:01]
5. Chapter 5 [7:33]
6. Dress Rehearsal [4:45]
7. Arawe [8:30]
8. Start Shoving [6:10]
9. Cape Gloucester [7:36]
10. Assault Wave [7:16]
11. Beachhead [6:44]
12. The Price [7:09]

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