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America's Answer


This was the second documentary-propaganda film about World War I that was put out by U.S. Committee on Information (the first was called Pershing's Crusaders). Whereas the prior picture concentrated on the Army's efforts in France, this one focused on what industry was doing behind the lines. Railroads and docks are built, supplies arrive, and thousands of troops land in France and march off to war. Actual scenes in the trenches are shown, as are the three fighting sons of ex-president Theodore...more