In a Dutch village during the German occupation, a small group of badly organized resistance fighters attempt to assassinate a collaborator.
Jews rise up in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943.
A child escapes the Nazi raids in the ghetto of Rome. He finds refuge in a cinema.
After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house to care for his young daughter.
One of the many films made at Republic with a year attached to the "Hit Parade" title, which came from the "Hit Parade" radio program sponsored by Lucky Strike cigarettes.
The story of ina hero vakkom khadar
April 4, 1943, ten American prisoners of war and two Filipino convicts executed a daring escape from one of Japan's most notorious prison camps.
This vehicle for the great actress Anna Magnani was one of the four made for Italian television and shown in 1971-1972 at the end of her career. The other three were "La sciantosa," "Correva l'anno di grazia 1870," and "L'automobile" and were all directed by Alfredo Giannetti.
In the face of insurmountable odds, one man will risk everything to take back his country. Czechoslovakia, 1943, and the world is enveloped by the dark clouds of war. Showing unimaginable bravery, a Jewish teenager manages to escape the clutches of a concentration camp and joins a group of partisans fighting to liberate Europe from the Nazis.
A Claude Lanzmann documentary about one uprising by Jews in a Nazi-run concentration camp taken from his Shoah interviews.
The scourge of the Atlantic Ocean during World War II, Hitler's U-boat "Wolf Packs" were described by Winston Churchill as his greatest fear. And these roving bands of submarines quickly became the biggest threat to England, cutting the country off from vital supply routes and almost starving it into submission. This documentary traces the final years of the U-boat war from 1943-45 with memorable images collected from captured German footage.
The scourge of the Atlantic Ocean during World War II, Hitler's U-boat "Wolf Packs" were described by Winston Churchill as his greatest fear. And these roving bands of submarines quickly became the biggest threat to England, cutting the country off from vital supply routes and almost starving it into submission. This documentary traces the key middle years of the U-boat war from 1942-43 with images collected from captured German footage.
Les anges 1943, histoire d'un film is a documentary filmed for television by Anne Wiazemsky in 2004, devoted to Robert Bresson's film Angels of Sin.
In this provocative documentary series, black-and-white images culled from private archives and German newsreel footage replay the events of World War II as seen through the eyes of the German citizenry, which received most of its information through carefully orchestrated government propaganda. The last of three volumes presents material produced between 1943 through 1945, tracing the final days of the war from the standpoint of the Axis forces.
Joined by the likes of saxophonist Ben Webster and trumpeter Cootie Williams, jazz giant Duke Ellington demonstrates in this collection of performance clips (spanning the years 1929-43) precisely why he's one of the seminal figures in American music. Ellington's musical evolution can be seen in excerpts from feature-length and short films that include Black and Tan, Check and Double Check, Symphony in Black and The Hit Parade of 1937.