Our first package of curated public domain films, are now available by either streaming video or by download. Each bundle, no matter how many films are contained within, is only $20.00. You can purchase all 11 bundles at the reduced price of $110.00.
Frank Capra directed or supervised this series of seven propaganda films to explain the World War ll to both the troops and the home front. This series has additional war shorts on each volume.
- Prelude to War (1943) 52 minutes: This Oscar-winning documentary shows the viewer how diplomatic and political snafus made the wake of World War 1 planted the seeds of World War 11. Blame is placed on the American populace, who had come to believe that the problems of the rest of the world were not theirs. While America slumbered, Japan and Germany built their armies and launched their plans for world domination.
- The Nazis Strike (1943) 43 minutes: This masterful documentary assembles newsreel footage to trace the ascent of Adolf Hitler and his ravenous hunger for world domination.
- News Parades of 1942, 1943, and 1944 — 10 minutes each
- Divide and Conquer (1943) 57 minutes: Utilizing visceral newsreel footage and maps, the documentary chronicles Hitler’s stunning sweep across Europe. We watch as the Nazis overcome Denmark and Norway, repel the British Army, and force France into a humiliating surrender.
- The Battle of Britain (1943) 53 minutes: Narrated by RAF fighter pilot Douglas Bader: This documentary records the courage and resolve of the British people in the face of the constant bombings by Hitler’s Luftwaffe.
- The Battle of Russia (1943) 83 minutes: In this Oscar-nominated documentary, we discover Russia’s resistance to the invasion throughout its history. The Russian people’s strength of character was the key to their determination in prevailing against unstoppable German forces during some of the bloodiest battles of the WW ll.
- The All Star Bond Rally (1945) 19 minutes: Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Betty Grable, Frank Sinatra, Harpo Mark, Carmen Miranda and many more Hollywood entertainers sell bonds.
- The House I live in (1945) 10 minutes: Frank Sinatra pleads for religious tolerance to a group of young boys.
- The Battle of China (1944) 63 minutes: In this fascinating documentary we learn about the nation of China, its populace and the country’s resolve to stop the invading forces of the Japanese during WW ll.
- The Stillwell Road (1945) 51 minutes: Narrated by Ronald Reagan, this documentary, hones in on the China-India-Burma arena of the war. The Stillwell Road is a stunning feat of engineering and brute force construction carried out by 63,000 men.
- War Comes to America (1945) 66 minutes: In the final installment of the series, the subject focuses on the United States. We learn of its good qualities and the things worth fighting for. With that said, we learn about the shifting opinion towards siding with the Allies against the Axis until the attack on Pearl Harbor.
- It’s Everybody’s War (1945) 16 minutes: A short about the effect of the war and soldiers deaths on the home front.
- News Parade of 1945 (1945) 15 minutes: Newsreel look at the end of WW ll.
- Peace Comes to America (1945) 11 minutes: The surrender of Japan and Germany, the aftermath around the world and homecoming.
Twenty-six episodes of approximately 25 minutes each. Directed by M. Clay Adams.
This television series about WW ll, was produced by NBC in conjunction with the U.S> Navy. Most of the footage was shot by Navy cameramen. NBC edited the footage, added a host and the famous musical score by Richard Rogers.
Design for War: As the WW ll begins, England finds itself unprepared for German’s modern submarine fleet.
The Pacific Boils Over: Japan continues its expansion by staging surprise attacks on the American strongholds guarding the Pacific Ocean, including the naval bas at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Sealing the Breach: The United States Navy and Merchant Marines continue their convoys across he Atlantic Ocean to bring supplies to England, despite heavy losses to German U-boats.
Midway is East: As Hong Kong, Singapore, and the Philippines fall to Japanese invasions, the US looks to stop the enemy’s advance with a naval victory at the Island of Midway.
Mediterranean Mosaic: Germany and Italy try to consolidate their hold on the Mediterranean Sea, but two essential bastions of British strength—the Rock of Gibraltar and the island of Malta—refuse to surrender.
Guadalcanal: The US begins its offensive campaign to halt the Japanese advance by invading Guadalcanal.
Rings Around Rabaul: The US continues capturing enemy bases in the Solomons by conducting amphibious operating across the chain of islands.
Mare Nostrum: The Italian Navy fails to dominate the Mediterranean against the Royal Navy–lack of supplies brings the Axis campaign across North Africa to a halt.
Sea and Sand: American forces undertake offensive operations against the Germans by landing troops in Algiers and Casablanca.
Beneath the Southern Cross: The Battle of the South Atlantic begins as German battleships, raiders and U-boats seek to stop supplies from being shipped out of South America.
The Magnetic North: As WW ll spreads across the globe the harsh Arctic becomes a battleground.
Of Micronesia: After a brief refit in Hawaii following the victories at Midway and Guadalcanal, the US Navy returns to support the destruction of Japanese forces.
Melanesian Nightmare: Japanese forces continue their advance across the South Pacific by making a bold inland march along New Guinea. The fate of Australia hangs in the balance.
Roman Renaissance: Following up success in North Africa, the Allies continue the task of securing the Mediterranean Sea.
D-Day: The Allies stage the largest amphibious assault in history by landing thousands of troops along the Normandy coast of France.
Killers and the Kill: Although Germany’s surface fleet is no longer a factor beyond D-Day, its submarine packs continue to wreak havoc upon the Allied convoys.
The Turkey Shoot: The American battle fleets return to reclaim Guam after almost 3 years of Japanese occupation.
Two If By Sea: Japanese strongholds in the Palau Islands are the last line of resistance as American forces continue their approach to the Philippines.
The Battle for Leyte Gulf: In a desperate attempt to defend the Philippines, the Imperial Japanese Nave gathers its forces to meet the American fleets head on.
Return of the Allies: American forces begin the bloody task of dislodging the Imperial Japanese army from the Philippine archipelago.
Full Fathom Five: The American submarine fleet was crucial to the success of interdicting Japanese convoys and defending strategic locations such as the Panama Canal.
The Fate of Europe: The Third Reich begins to crumble as Allied amphibious landings liberate occupied territories and open up other fronts that must be defended.
Target Suribachi: As the US Navy continues to dominate the Pacific theater and Japan comes within striking range, the air campaign begins its final stage.
The Road to Mandalay: As the great naval battles sweep across the Pacific Ocean, a different type of warfare unfolds in the jungles of Southeast Asia.
Suicide for Glory: The Battle for Okinawa, the last great battle of the war; Japanese send their aircraft squadrons on suicide missions.
Design for Peace: With an Allied invasion imminent, and nuclear devastation a reality, Imperial Japan submits to an unconditional surrender, and WW ll is over.
D-Day: The Normandy Invasion (1944) 51 minutes.
These 25 episodes recount the WW ll campaigns in Europe from the rise of Nazi Germany to the final victory. Each episode is 18 minutes except for The Secret Life of Adolph Hitler, which is 53 minutes.
- Prelude to War
- America’s Unpreparedness
- America Goes to War
- Platform for Invasion
- Africa: Our First Offensive
- The Campaign
- Rommel Routed
- Sicily: Operation Huskey
- Assault on Italy
- The Secret Life of Adolph Hitler
- The G.I. Hero of the War
- Victory in Italy
- Preparation for Invasion
- D-Day: August 4th
- Beachhead and Breakthrough
- Liberation of Paris
- The Battle of Supply
- The Air War
- The Battle of the Bulge
- Crossing the Rhine
- Overrunning Germany
- Victory’s Aftermath
- The Battle of San Pietro
This 24 episode series recounts the WW ll campaigns against Japan until the final victory. Each episode runs between 25 and 26 minutes.
- The Pacific in Eruption
- Awakening in the Pacific
- The Rise of the Japanese Empire
- America goes to war in the Pacific
- The US and the Philippines
- The Navy Holds: 1942
- Guadalcanal: America’s First Offensive
- War in the North: The Aleutians
- The Road Back: New Guinea
- Up the Solomon’s Ladder: Bougainville
- Attack in the Central Pacific: Makin and Tarawa
- The War at Sea
- Speeding Up the Attack: The Marshalls
- Stepping Stones to the Philippines
- Battle for the Marianas
- The War in the China-Burma-India Theatre
- Palau: The Fight for Bloody Nose Ridge
- MacArthur Returns to the Philippines
- Bloody Iwo
- At Japan’s Doorstep: Okinawa
- The Air War on Japan
- The Surrender and Occupation of Japan
- Shifting Tides in the Orient
- War in Korea
World War II Documentaries
After Mein Kempf: The Story of Adolf Hitler (1940) 54 minutes: Produced in war-time England, this is the first documentary produced outside of Germany to depict the rise of Hitler and his quest for world domination.
Appointment in Tokyo (1945) 55 minutes: This documentary covers the American war effort in the Pacific from the fall of Bataan and the Philippines to the surrender of Japan.
Attack!: The Battle for New Britain (1944) 59 minutes: This gripping documentary chronicles the relentless and bloody 1943 Allied assault on the entrenched Japanese forces on Arawe Beach in Cape Gloucester, New Britain.
The Pacific (1944) 52 minutes: After an introduction to the diverse Pacific islands and their inhabitants, the documentary segues to the rise of Japanese military might from its home base in Australia.
The Battle of San Pietro (1945) 38 minutes: Directed by John Huston. A film documenting the tense and bloody battles for the Liri Valley in Italy in late 1943.
December 7th, 1941 (1942) 34 minutes: Produced by John Ford. This Oscar-winning documentary on the Pacific War begins with Japanese preparations before the bombing of Pearl Harbor and ends with the dropping of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
The Battle of the Volga (1962) Russia, 66 minutes: The documentary depicts the Russian forces heroic battle to stop the invading Germany army from taking Leningrad.
Japanese Americans, 7 minutes: Short honoring Japanese Americans who served and died in Italy.
Japanese Relocation (1942) 9 minutes: Documentary short demonstrating Americans reasons for interning Americans of Japanese ancestry following outbreak of war between the U.S. and Japan.
Marines at Tarawa (1944) 40 minutes: One of the most savage battles experienced by the Marine Corps’.
The Memphis Belle (1944 color) 42 minutes: The award-winning WW ll documentary covers the 25th and final mission of the “Memphis Belle,” a B-17 Flying Fortress that flew bombing missions over Europe.
Nuremburg Trials (1947) 58 minutes: Soviet produced look at the trials that followed the fall of Germany. Deadly serious, this film almost preachy.
Report form the Aleutians (1943, color) 47 minutes: Written and narrated by John Huston. This Oscar0nominated documentary chronicles the everyday activities of the US troops who protected Alaska’s Aleutian Islands from the Japanese.
Return to Guam (1944) 40 minutes: The second documentary about one of the most savage battles experienced by the Marine Corps’.
Submarine Warfare (1945) 76 minutes: After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the submarines of the Pacific fleet eventually would destroy Japan’s merchant fleet and cripple their Navy.
Thunderbolt (1947 color) 45 minutes: This documentary chronicles the exploits of the P-47 Thunderbolt pilots of the “Fighting Gamecocks,
of the 65th 65th Fighter squadron, 57th Fighter Group.
To the Shores of Iwo Jima (1945 color) 20 minutes: This Academy Award-nominated documentary graphically depicts the American assault on the Japanese-held island of Iwo Jima and the massive battle that raged forward.
The True Glory (1945) 81 minutes: The documentary was compiled from actual footage of the WW 11 Allied invasion of Europe, seen through the lenses of thousands of different cameramen.
Tunisian Victory (1944) 76 minutes: Directed by Frank Capra and John Huston. The documentary was made by the British and United States Service Film Units, and chronicles the North African campaign.
The World at War (1942) 44 minutes: Official War Information Bureau documentary about the decade of war that led up to the December 7th, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, taken from news reels and captured enemy films.
Yanks Bomb Tokyo (194) 44 minutes: Newsreel report of Doolittle’s bombing run over Japan.
Free of Charge with purchase with WW ll Documentaries:
Freedom Comes High
This is Guadalcanal
Payoff in the Pacific
The cold war hysteria of the 1950s spawned numerous U.S. Government DOD documentaries and Civil Defense shorts. Here is all you needed to know in the 1950s about mushroom cloud safety, fall-out shelters and duck-and-covering. For authorized personnel only!
The Atom and You
A is for Atom – understanding the giant. 15m., color, animated.
Up and Atom – bizarre cartoon about good and bad atoms. 8m.
Stay Safe, Stay Strong: The Facts About Nuclear Weapons 23m.
Medical Aspects of Radiation 20m., color
The Atom and Biological Science 11m.
About Fallout 24m.
What You Should Know About Biological Warfare. 7m.
A New Look at the H-Bomb 10m.
Let’s Face It – The Russian threat, civil defense, testing. 13m.
Atomic Alert 12m.
Duck and Cover – Classic protection film. 9m.
You Can Beat the A-Bomb – RKO short that makes survival look easy. 20m.
Our Cities Must Fight 9m.
Target You – protect yourself. 9m.
Radiological Defense – Fallout and shelter, a two-week supply is needed! 28m.
Fallout: When and How to Protect Yourself. 14m.
Occupying a Public Shelter – color, 23m. (Shelter living looks easy for 20 people.)
Operation Crossroads – Bikini Test 30 m.
Atomic Weapons Tests: Trinity through Buster-Jangle – Atomic testing 22m.
News Magazine of the Screen: The Atomic Energy – Nevada tests. 23m.
Operation Tumbler Snapper – Nevada testing, color. 47m.
Operation Greenhouse – 1951 Atomic Energy Commission test. 22m.
Special Delivery – testing 12m.
When the Bomb Hits!
Tale of Two Cities – Hiroshima & Nagasaki 12m.
The Atom Strikes – Report on the devastation in Japan. 31m.
Warning Red – A city is A-bombed! 14m.
Flash of Darkness – MEDIC episode with Richard Boone – After an A-bomb is dropped on a city, emergency aid is set up. 25m.
A Day Called X – Dramatization about Portland being A-bombed. With Glenn Ford. 27m.
This is Not a Test (1962) 110 min. feature film.
Late one night on a rural road in the western US, a policeman sets up a roadblock and begins stopping all traffic. When several cars and a big truck have stopped, he tells everyone why: a nuclear attack on the US appears to be underway, and since they have the truck there, their best chance at survival is to use it as a bomb shelter. Time is short and tensions in the group quickly rise.
The Challenge of Ideas (1961) 30 m.
Various celebrities and news media figures discuss the polarization of politics between the Western Allies of the United States and the Soviet bloc, pointing out the need for vigilance and action to protect democracy in the U.S. and abroad. With Edward R. Murrow, David Brinkley, John Wayne, Helen Hayes, Jack Webb.
Management of Mass Casualties (1959) 23m.
A collection of government documentaries that tell the story of the Korean War.
Overview of the Conflict:
THIS IS KOREA (1951) Color, 50 min.
Director John Ford’s documentary about the beginnings of the Korean War, after North Korean troops invaded South Korea and battled U.S., South Korean and United Nations forces. Notable in that, unlike many documentaries of the time, it’s in color, and no stock footage is used.
MOTION PICTURE HISTORY OF THE KOREAN WAR (1950s) 55 min.
“A Motion Picture History of the Korean War” is a U.S. Department of Defense Information and Education film.
THE BIG PICTURE
The Korean War from the U.S. Army’s “The Big Picture” television series, 1950-1975.
THE FIRST FORTY DAYS IN KOREA (June 1950)
In this THE BIG PICTURE documentary film we watch as several companies of the 24th Division fight the Communist Chinese against great odds. They are fighting the first thrust across the 38th Parallel in Korea.
TURNING THE TIDE (Aug. 1950)
This film describes events in Korea from August 10 to September 20, 1950. We see how American troops fought to hold on the Pusan perimeter, the air support they received from carriers, and the march on Seoul.
UNITED NATIONS OFFENSIVE (Sep. 1950)
From September 20 to October 20, 1950 United Nations forces struck hard against the Communist army in Korea. Footage shows the recapture of Seoul, the fall of the North Korean capital city, Pyongyang, an airdrop by the 187th Regimental Airdrop team, and the U.S. Navy battleship Missouri in action.
CHINESE REDS ENTER THE KOREAN WAR (Oct. 1950)
In this THE BIG PICTURE we see American soldiers battling winter cold, as well as the Communist Chinese, in Korea.
U.N. FORCES ESCAPE THE CHINESE TRAP (Nov.-Dec. 1950)
This film includes the Army’s 7th Division at the Manchurian border. Men of the 7th enjoy a hot Thanksgiving Day dinner on the banks of the Yalu River.
U.N. CONSOLIDATES BELOW 38TH PARALLEL (Dec. 1950)
UN forces retreat below the 38th parallel, destruction of forts, air strikes against the enemy and strengthening of the battle lines.
U.N. FORCES PUSH THE CHINESE BACK (Jan.-Feb. 1951)
Includes: Recapture of the Suwon; The 25th Infantry Division’s advance on Seoul; Attack on Hill 584. Captain Zimmerman interviews Lieutenant William Travis from New Jersey.
UNITED NATIONS OFFENSIVE CONTINUES (Feb.-March 1951)
In spite of spring and rain our ground forces continue to push back the Chinese all along the Eighth Army’s front. The 25th Infantry Division crosses the Han River and U.N. forces reach the 38th Parallel.
U.N. FORCES CROSS THE 38TH PARALLEL (March 1951)
Includes: The landing of our paratroopers near Munsan; The crossing of the Imjin River by Republic of Korean troops; The “one-two punch” of the 8th Army, the tank-infantry team crosses the 38th Parallel. A brief report on the activation of SHAPE in Paris with a few words from the former General of the Army, Dwight D. Eisenhower.
REDS LAUNCH SPRING OFFENSIVE (Apr.-May 1951)
Includes: Establishing the Lincoln Line; The need for blood in Korea; A powerful air-ground assault against the Reds.
U.N. FORCES COUNTERATTACK (May-June 1951)
Our allied units throw a powerful counterattack against the Reds. Infantry, tanks, artillery, and air all combine to throw the Reds back to the North.
KOREAN CEASE FIRE TALKS BEGIN (June-July 1951)
Includes: Scenes from the United Nations session in New York; Our negotiators at Kaesong.
U.N. LINE IS STABILIZED (July-Aug. 1951)
Includes: Our patrols in probing actions. The attack on Hill 1179. The return of Seoul refugees. And more of the ceasefire negotiations.
THIRD KOREAN WINTER (Winter 1952-53)
This issue of THE BIG PICTURE depicts the many aspects of our soldiers’ daily living in the Korean war zone during the winter period 1952-53.
The true reaction of the battle-torn GIs to the Korean truce has been well pictured by the cameras of THE BIG PICTURE. Many prisoners of war give their feelings about the truce and recall the war situation at the time they were captured. KOREAN WIND-UP is a capsule chronology of the Korean War.
THE REBIRTH OF SEOUL
In Korea, the aggressor’s challenge was met and turned back by the United Forces of the world’s free nations. Yet in the backwash of war there always remains a second challenge — the thousands of orphans, the millions of homeless, the countless villages and cities ravaged and almost completely destroyed.
A DAY IN KOREA
Comparison of the life of the individual in the states to the soldier on the front lines of Korea. Despite the truce talks, fighting is still going on and we still have a serious need for men and machines. The contrast between the civilian’s life and the life of the soldier should bring the picture closer.
THE ARMY COMBAT TEAM
THE BIG PICTURE shows you what happens in one day of war. Excerpting a communiqué from the daily newspaper we show the fighting that lies behind the brief report of such a communiqué. CIVIL ASSISTANCE, KOREA
We approach this from the beginning in Korea when we had to control the civilian population; rehabilitation for tactical reasons. This is a very human, moving story and again points out our respect and concern for the individual.
THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA SOLDIER
Through the Korean Military Advisory Group, the South Korean Army has been able to build itself up to the fourth strongest Army in the world.
FIRE POWER – ARTILLERY
In this issue BIG PICTURE viewers will receive a firsthand account of how American artillery is employed in Korea. The film shows how American artillerymen fire ten shells for every one the Communists launch at or troops.
THE ARMY MEDICAL CORPS
Graphically shown here is the treatment given our wounded in battle. We see the care a man receives from medics all along the line; from the time the wounded soldier calls “Medic” until he is release for duty.
THE SECOND INFANTRY DIVISION IN KOREA
Here is an exciting film documentary of the famous “Indianheads,” the men of the U.S. 2nd Infantry Division and the vital role they played in Korea.
7TH INFANTRY IN KOREA
At the end of World War II the 7th accepted Japanese surrender in Korea. In 1950 they return to the new war.
This is the story of the Army’s Psychological Warfare activities in the Far East Command, primarily as a tactical weapon in Korea.
THE ARMY CHAPLAINS
We review the heroic and inspiring work of the Army Chaplain, especially the Chaplains who have served so gallantly with our fight troops.
ARMY TRANSPORT CORPS
The story behind moving men and supplies in Korea.
For this issue of THE BIG PICTURE camera crews have journeyed into the mountains of North Georgia and the swamps of Florida in order to bring the story of the U.S. Army Rangers to the television screens of America.
ATROCITIES IN KOREA
A documented report of Communist atrocities in Korea, with scenes just released depicting the horror and brutality of Communism. Includes interviews with returned prisoners of war who were eye witnesses to some of these atrocities and Major General William Dean and General Mark W. Clark.
Strong Women Films
- Devil on Horseback (Lili Dmaita, 1936) 92 minutes: Western starring a women as the hero.
- Get Christie Love (1974): Teresa Graves—A black and sassy undercover operative uses street smarts and Kung-Fu to penetrate the thriving drug dealing culture of Los Angeles.
- His Girl Friday (1940) 92 minutes: Editor Cary Grant vs. reporter Rosalind Russell out to capture a big story!
- The Naked Kiss (1964) 92 minutes: Constance Towers is a prostitute trying to start new in a small town.
- Nothing Sacred (1937) Color, 77 minutes: Carole Lombard battles Fredric March!
- The Perils of Pauline (1933) Evalyn Knapp 12 chapters: A famous scientist and his beautiful daughter travel to Indochina to find an ivory disc that has the formula for a deadly gas engraved on it. An evil doctor and his gang are also looking for it.
- Swamp Women (1956) Color, 67minutes: Marie Windsor, Beverly Garland Female prisoners seek diamonds hidden in a swamp.
- Three Broadway Girls (1932) 79 minutes: Joan Blondell, Ina Claire, Madge Evans are money hungry women who have sugar daddies to keep them in the lap of luxury.
- Three Guys Named Mike (1951) 90 minutes: Jane Wyman dates 3 men named Mike.
- TNT Jackson (1974) Color 90 minutes: A young karate expert searches for her brother’s killer in Hong Kong. Jeannie Bell.
- Velvet Smooth (1976) 93 minutes: The female head of a detective agency is hired by a crime lord to figure out who is taking his action.
- Zorro’s Black Whip: (1944) George J. Lewis 12 chapters. A female Zorro staring Linda Stirling.
- My Man Godfrey (1936) 92 minutes: Rich society woman falls for her butler.
Black History Month
- Emperor Jones (1933) 72 minutes: Paul Robeson plays a porter who escapes from a chain gang to become king of a Caribbean island.
- The Jackie Robinson Story (1950) 76 minutes: Jackie Robinson stars in his own biography as the first black baseball player in the majors.
- The Joe Louis Story (1953) 88 minutes: Coley Wallace in biography of the heavyweight champ.
- The River Niger (1976) 90 minutes: A house painter moonlights as a poet, struggling to support his dying wife.
World War ll and Other Features
- The Black Brigade (1970) Color TV Movie 70 minutes: A redneck officer is put in charge of a squad of black troops charged with taking an important fridge from the Nazis.
- Bombs over Burma (1943) 65 minutes: Chinese woman risks her life on espionage mission against Japanese in WW ll.
- Dawn Express (1942) 54 minutes: A Nazi spy ring is after a chemical formula that increase the power of ordinary gasoline for US Army aviation use.
- Eagle in a Cage (1971) Britain, Color, 98 minutes: In 1815 a solder becomes the governor of St. Helena and jailer of Napoleon.
- Escape from Sobibor (1987) France, Color 120 minutes: During WW ll, the death camp at Treblinka had an escape, causing the Commandant at a similar camp in Sobibor to vow that his camp would never experience the same thing.
- Exile Express (1939) 71 minutes: Spies will not stop at murder in their attempts to wrest a secret formula from a deadly poison away from American scientists.
- A Farewell to Arms (1932) 80 minutes: WW I romance with Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes.
- Hitler—Dead or Alive (1932) 70 minutes: A team of ex-con bounty hunters go to Germany in search of Hitler and earn a million dollars reward.
- Hitler’s SS: A Portrait in Evil (1985) Color, TV movie, 135 minutes:
- Sundown (1941) 90 minutes: Englishmen fighting Nazis in Africa discover an exotic mystery woman living among the natives and enlist her aid in overcoming the Germans.
And Then There Were None (1945) 98 minutes: Agatha Christie mystery. Ten people die one by one on a lonely island.
The Bat (1959) 80 minutes: Hooded murderer seeks treasurer. Vincent Price and Agnes Moorhead.
City of Missing Girls (1941) 73 minutes: Phony art school gets girls gigs at a night spot where they are murdered, Female reporter helps D.A. find killer.
Dick Tracy, Detective (1945) 62 minutes: Morgan Conway plays Chester Gould’s comic book detective. A 1950 Dick Tracy TV show accompanies the film.
Dick Tracy meets Gruesome (1947) 65 minutes: Ralph Bird pursues master criminal Gruesome, played by Boris Karloff. With “Joker” episode of Dick Tracy.
Dick Tracy vs. Cueball (1946) 62 minutes: Morgan Conway again as Tracy with Anne Jeffries. Two episodes of the 1950 Dick Tracy TV show.
Dick Tracy’s Dilemma (1947) 60 minutes: Dick Tracy from the serials stars in a feature film. With two more TV episodes of Dick Tracy.
Mr. Wong–Doomed to Die (1940) 66 minutes: Bonds are missing and a shipping tycoon is murdered. Boris Karloff is on the case.
Mr. Wong, Detective (1938) 69 minutes: Boris Karloff stars in the first of six films he made as the Asian sleuth.
Mr. Wong in Chinatown (1939) 71 minutes: Boris Karloff as Wong. Wong investigates the murder of a Chinese princess by a poisoned dart.
Sherlock Homes in Dressed to Kill (1946) 71 minutes: Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce. With TV episode “The Case of the Baker Street Nursemaids.”
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942) 68 minutes: Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce. With TV episode: “The case of the Perfect Husband.”
Sherlock Holmes and the Woman in Green (1943) 68 minutes: Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce. With TV episode of “The Case of the Jolly Hangman.”
Sherlock Holmes in Terror by Night (1946) 60 minutes: Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce. With TV episode of “ The Case of the Violent Suitor.”
Bundle 1: WW II – Why We Fight
Bundle 2: WW II – Victory at Sea
Bundle 3: WW II – The War in Europe
Bundle 4: WW II – The War in the Pacific
Bundle 5: WW II Documentaries
Bundle 6: Atomic Age Madness!
Bundle 7: Korean War
Bundle 8: Strong Women Films
Bundle 9: Black History
Bundle 10: War Features
Bundle 11: Mystery Films—Variety Pack