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Ode to Victory (1943)

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Short | 11 min | Short, History, Music

This short uses a musical suite to show Americans what they are fighting for in World War II. As an orchestra in military dress plays different "chapters" of the work, relevant excerpts from MGM films show the history of America. The ...See moreThis short uses a musical suite to show Americans what they are fighting for in World War II. As an orchestra in military dress plays different "chapters" of the work, relevant excerpts from MGM films show the history of America. The chapters are: 1) Birth of Freedom; 2) The Land Divided; 3) Coming of Age: 4) Land of the Free. At the end, a chorus sings a patriotic exhortation. Written by David Glagovsky See less
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Director
Edward L. Cahn (as Edward Cahn)
Writers
Edward L. Cahn (story) (as Edward Cahn) | Polly James (screenplay)
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Updated Jul 31, 1943

Release date
Jul 31, 1943 (United States)

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Franklin D. Roosevelt
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Teal
Master Sergeant - Orchestra Conductor (uncredited) Master Sergeant - Orchestra Conductor (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.3 / 10 | 29 votes