The True Glory

Overview

British filmmaker Carol Reed and American playwright Garson Kanin team up to direct the war documentary The True Glory. The movie was assembled from actual footage of the WWII allied invasion of Europe, captured by thousands of different camera operators. Starting with D-Day, the documentary covers the major battles all the way to the fall of Berlin, along with personal vignettes. The prologue is read by General Dwight D. Eisenhower, with Robert Harris and Peter Ustinov providing narration. The True Glory won an ...
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Overview

British filmmaker Carol Reed and American playwright Garson Kanin team up to direct the war documentary The True Glory. The movie was assembled from actual footage of the WWII allied invasion of Europe, captured by thousands of different camera operators. Starting with D-Day, the documentary covers the major battles all the way to the fall of Berlin, along with personal vignettes. The prologue is read by General Dwight D. Eisenhower, with Robert Harris and Peter Ustinov providing narration. The True Glory won an Academy award for Best Documentary in 1945.
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Special Features

From Italy To D-Day; From D-Day To Paris; From Paris To The Rhine; From the Rhine To Victory
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/10/2009
  • UPC: 741952655398
  • Original Release: 1945
  • Rating:

  • Source: Koch Vision
  • Presentation: B&W / Pan & Scan
  • Time: 4:28:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 39,192

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dwight D. Eisenhower Participant
Technical Credits
Garson Kanin Director
Carol Reed Director
Paddy Chayefsky Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- True Glory: From D-Day To The Fall of Berlin
1. General Eisenhower Speaks [1:57]
2. The True Glory [2:42]
3. The People's Stories [4:04]
4. Invasion Plans [1:24]
5. The Troops Amass [5:43]
6. D-Day [3:19]
7. Storming the Normandy Beaches [9:41]
8. Cherbourg Captured [2:59]
9. The Pivot Of The War: Caen [12:52]
10. The Battle For Paris [4:01]
11. The Surge To Brussels [2:29]
12. The Sudden Halt [7:29]
13. Arnhem [1:13]
14. The Cold Winter [1:20]
15. The Battle Of The Bulge [4:04]
16. The Battle For The Rhine and Germany [9:22]
17. Capitulation! [3:15]
18. Finale [2:32]
19. Alternate Ending [1:40]
1. From Italy to D-Day [1:58]
2. Sicily Captured [2:19]
3. The March Through Italy [2:34]
4. The Russians Are Coming [1:40]
5. Other Theatres Of War [10:12]
7. Attack From The East [1:35]
6. Britain - A Vast Aircraft Carrier [4:47]
8. Monte Cassino [2:13]
9. The Road To Rome [1:51]
10. D-Day [1:44]
Disc #2 -- True Glory: From D-Day To the Fall Of Berlin
1. From D-Day To Paris [6:50]
2. The Allied Advance [6:00]
3. The Floating Harbors [2:19]
4. Caen Liberated [8:35]
5. The V1 Menace [2:45]
6. The Advance Continues [3:58]
7. The French Army Returns [3:05]
8. Typhoons Versus Tanks [4:02]
9. The Seventh German Army Trapped [3:58]
10. Paris Fights Back [4:14]
11. Paris Liberated [4:25]
1. From Paris To The Rhine [6:50]
2. August 1944 - The Plan [6:00]
3. Operation Pluto [2:19]
4. The Second Alternative - Arhen [8:35]
5. The Beginning Of The End - Aarchen [2:45]
6. The Russian Advance [3:58]
7. Italy, 1944 [3:05]
8. Axis Allies Capitulate [4:02]
9. Fortress Germany [3:58]
10. The Race To Berlin [4:14]
1. From the Rhine To Victory [4:03]
2. The Russian Surge From The East [3:46]
3. Eisenhower From The West [7:50]
4. No Rest For Hitler [5:11]
5. The German Collapse [2:18]
6. Nazi Horrors Unveiled [3:31]
7. Italy Liberated [1:30]
8. Final Nazi Resistance [6:09]
9. The Allies Link Up [2:27]
10. Berlin At Last [1:53]
11. Surrender! [3:43]
12. Victory [5:37]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- True Glory: From D-Day To The Fall of Berlin
   The True Glory
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   From Italy To D-Day
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Disc #2 -- True Glory: From D-Day To the Fall Of Berlin
   From D-Day To Paris
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      Scenes
   From Paris To The Rhine
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   From The Rhine To Victory
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