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America at the Movies (1976)

PG
116 min | Documentary

A compilation of scenes from 83 films, divided into 5 segments: The Land, The Cities, The Families, The Wars, The Spirit.
Writer
Theodore Strauss (narration written by)
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Updated Sep 22, 1976

Release date
Sep 22, 1976 (United States)

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