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Prelude to War

Year:
Duration:
52 min (copyright length)
Genres:
Documentary | History | War
IMDB rate:
7.2
Awards:
Won Oscar. Another 3 wins
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1942-05-27
Cast
Actor
Character
Victor Bulwer-Lytton
Himself (archive footage) (as Lord Lytton)
Kai-Shek Chiang
Himself (archive footage) (as General Chaing Kai-Shek)
Walter Darré
Himself (archive footage) (as Darré)
Otto Dietrich
Himself (archive footage) (as Dietrich)
Hans Frank
Himself (archive footage) (as Frank)
Joseph Goebbels
Himself (archive footage) (as Doctor Goebbels)
Hermann Göring
Himself (archive footage) (as Goring)
Rudolf Hess
Himself (archive footage) (as Hess)
Adolf Hitler
Himself (archive footage) (as Hitler)
Saburo Kurusu
Himself (archive footage) (as Kurusu)
Robert Ley
Himself (archive footage) (as Ley)
Yosuke Matsuoka
Himself (archive footage)
Frank McCoy
Himself (archive footage)
Benito Mussolini
Himself (archive footage)
Henry Pu-yi
Himself (archive footage)
Fritz Reinhardt
Himself (archive footage) (as Reinhardt)
Alfred Rosenberg
Himself (archive footage) (as Doctor Alfred Rosenberg)
Haile Selassie
Himself (archive footage) (as Emperor Haile Selassie)
Henry L. Stimson
Himself (archive footage)
Julius Streicher
Himself (archive footage)
Fritz Todt
Himself (archive footage) (as Todt)
Isoroku Yamamoto
Himself (archive footage) (as Admiral Yamamoto)
Robert J. Anderson
Boy Donating Money for Japanese Children (uncredited)
Pietro Badoglio
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Aristide Briand
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Galeazzo Ciano
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Heinrich Himmler
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Hirohito
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Herbert Hoover
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Walter Huston
Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Frank B. Kellogg
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Pierre Laval
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Erich Ludendorff
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Max Schmeling
German Paratrooper (archive footage) (uncredited)
Mamoru Shigemitsu
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Paul von Hindenburg
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
August von Mackensen
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Joachim von Ribbentrop
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Wendell Willkie
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
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Trivia
This documentary is the first film in Frank Capra's seven-film 'Why We Fight' documentary film series.
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This documentary is the first film in Frank Capra's 'Why We Fight' documentary film series.
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This documentary is considered a Second World War wartime propaganda documentary film of the United States.
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