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  • 04:13 The Infantry Blues - Private Snafu (1943)

    The Infantry Blues - Private Snafu (1943)

    by Donald Rock Added 31 Views / 0 Likes

    In this short animated film Private Snafu learns that the grass is not necessarily greener in other branches of the military. This is the fifth release for the Private Snafu Series; an educational series for US service personnel produced for the US govern

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  • 04:01 The Goldbrick - Private Snafu (1943)

    The Goldbrick - Private Snafu (1943)

    by Donald Rock Added 14 Views / 0 Likes

    In this short animated film Private Snafu learns that being a lazy "goldbricker" can get you killed in the South Pacific! This is the fourth release for the Private Snafu Series; an educational series for US service personnel produced for the US governmen

  • 03:53 Spies - Private Snafu (1943)

    Spies - Private Snafu (1943)

    by Donald Rock Added 17 Views / 0 Likes

    In this short animated film Private Snafu learns the importance of secrecy and staying alert. This is the third release for the Private Snafu Series; an educational series for US service personnel produced for the US government during World War II. Direct

  • 04:08 Gripes - Private Snafu (1943)

    Gripes - Private Snafu (1943)

    by Donald Rock Added 14 Views / 0 Likes

    In this short animated film Private Snafu learns the importance of less griping and more leadership. This is the second release for the Private Snafu Series; an educational series for US service personnel produced for the US government during World War II

  • 02:56 Coming!! Snafu (1943)

    Coming!! Snafu (1943)

    by Donald Rock Added 13 Views / 0 Likes

    This short animated film is the introductory release for the Private Snafu Series; an educational series for US servicepersonnelproduced for the USgovernment during World War II. "He's the goofiest solder in the U.S army." Directed by Chuck Jones. I belie

  • 1:07:39 Popular Detour (1945)

    Detour (1945)

    by Donald Rock Added 318 Views / 1 Likes

    On a whim, a musician from New York named Al Roberts moves to Hollywood in order to unite with his girlfriend Sue. One stormy night, the man he's traveling with unexpectedly drops dead; concerned about the authorities, Roberts assumes the man's identity.

  • 1:27:38 Popular The Man on the Eiffel Tower (1949)

    The Man on the Eiffel Tower (1949)

    by Donald Rock Added 648 Views / 1 Likes

    The wrong man is suspected of murdering a wealthy Parisian women; as things progress, the police realize who the real killer is and a chase ensues. Eventually the pursuit leads to the top of the Eiffel Tower. Directed by Burgess Meredith and Irving Allen.

  • 1:04:32 Popular Why We Fight: The Battle of China (1944)

    Why We Fight: The Battle of China (1944)

    by Donald Rock Added 1,305 Views / 1 Likes

    This is a film produced by the US Government as wartime propaganda. It provides a brief look into the country of China, its people, and how the Japanese aimed to conquer them. Directed by Frank Capra and Anatole Litvak. Written by Julius J. Epstein and Ph

  • 1:55:45 Popular The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)

    The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)

    by Donald Rock Added 799 Views / 0 Likes

    A well-to-do girl runs away with a lower class individual but is brought home only to become involved in murder. Years pass and the girl builds a large business empire thanks to an inheritance. Loads of drama ensues and things get even more complicated as

  • 41:06 Popular The Nazis Strike (1943)

    The Nazis Strike (1943)

    by Donald Rock Added 1,598 Views / 1 Likes

    As part of the Why We Fight series of films put out by the US Government, The Nazis Strike depicts how German aggression led to World War II. Directed by Frank Capra, and Anatole Litvak.Starring Eduard Benes, Neville Chamberlain, and Clementine Churchill.

  • 1:31:21 Popular His Girl Friday (1940)

    His Girl Friday (1940)

    by Donald Rock Added 711 Views / 1 Likes

    When a star reporter decides to quit her job, her boss and ex-husband does whatever he can to keep her from leaving and marrying an insurance man. Starring Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, and Ralph Bellamy. This movie appears to have entered the public doma

  • 1:33:34 Popular Blood on the Sun (1945)

    Blood on the Sun (1945)

    by Donald Rock Added 570 Views / 0 Likes

    An American reporter sets out to expose that the Japanese government is planning for world domination. Staring James Cagney, Sylvia Sidney, and Porter Hall. Public domain status: Became public domain in 1973 due copyright renewal failure.

  • 1:18:03 Popular The Amazing Mr. X (1948)

    The Amazing Mr. X (1948)

    by Donald Rock Added 637 Views / 0 Likes

    A widow, Christine Faber, believes that she heard her dead husband calling out from the sea. As more ghostly encounters take place, a man who has knowledge of such things becomes the target of a sinister plot. Staring: Turhan Bey, Lynn Bari, and Cathy O'D

  • 1:21:23 Popular The Ghost Train (1941)

    The Ghost Train (1941)

    by Donald Rock Added 818 Views / 1 Likes

    While stranded overnight at a railway station, a couple of travelers learn about a phantom train that carries ghosts. Stars comedian Arthur Askey. This movie might have a copyright notice in its opening credits but it is difficult to read. Nevertheless, t

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