Includes D-Day and The Liberation of Paris.
D-Day June 6th 1944. The invasion of Western Europe begins on the Northeastern coast of France. American, British and Canadian troops from a fleet of 4,000 ships valiantly storm the beaches launching an offensive against Hitler's Atlantic wall. The invasion marks the beginning of the end of World War II. Starring Ray Walston, Edward Binns, Harold Stone and Frank Behrens. The Liberation of Paris August 25th, 1944. The Third Reich's attempt to conquer the world is forever destroyed when the American and allied forces storm into and liberate Paris. Major Reiner (Stefan Schnabel) and the Nazis desperately try to hold on but finally acknowledge defeat. This milestone event incites Parisians to celebrate the victory of freedom in the streets. Also starring Stefan Geirash, Milton Selzer and Stuart Germain.
ContentsD-Day / written by Maury Stern ; directed by Jack Gage (27 min.)
The liberation of Paris / written by Leo Davis ; directed by Sidney Lumet (27 min.). Special features: Digitally remastered from restored prints
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France.
Paris (France) -- History -- 1940-1944.
Historical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
|Publisher|| Chatsworth, CA : [North Hollywood, Calif.?] :Woodhaven Entertainment ; [New York?] :2004
CBS DVD ;
Hollywood Select [distributor],
|Other Titles|| You are there (Television program)
Lumet, Sidney, 1924-2011.
Russell, Charles, 1918-1985.
Walston, Ray, 1917-2001.
Binns, Edward, 1916-1990.
Schnabel, Stefan, 1912-1999.
Contner, J. Burgi.
Woodhaven Entertainment (Firm)
CBS DVD (Firm)
Hollywood Select Video (Firm)
Host, Walter Cronkite.
Ray Walston, Edward Binns, Harold Stone,Frank Behrens, Stefan Schnabel, Stefan Geirash, MIlton Selzer and Staurt Germain.
Director of photography, J. Burgi Contner ; editor, Lora Hays.
TV parental guidelines rating: Not rated.
Title from container.
Originally aired on television as parts of the CBS TV series You are there: D-Day (1955) and The liberation of Paris (1955).
DVD; full screen presentation; Dolby digital.
1 videodisc (54 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.