World At War - The Ultimate Restored Edition (Blu-Ray)
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The World at War: The Ultimate Restored Edition is the definitive version of
one of the greatest documentary series ever made. Each frame has been
painstakingly restored and the audio enhanced and upgraded so that this is the
best this award-winning series has ever looked and sounded.
Narrated by Laurence Olivier and first broadcast in 1973 when memories of the Second World War were still clear in people's minds and the war's veterans numerous, over 26 episodes this unique series assembled these recollections, together with archive footage, to create one of the most powerful and successful historical documentaries ever seen. The voices of those that fought, worked or watched during the war gave each episode a vivid sense of what it was like to be there and was the hallmark of the series.
The episodes included are: 'A New Germany - 1933-1939'; 'Distant War - 1939-1940'; 'France Falls - May-June 1940'; 'Alone in Britain - May 1940-June 1941'; 'Barbarossa - June-December 1941'; 'Banzai - Japan Strikes - 1941-1942'; 'On Our Way - America Enters the War - 1939-1942'; 'Desert - The War in North Africa - 1940-1943'; 'Stalingrad - 1942-1943'; 'Wolfpack - 1939-1944'; 'Red Star - The Soviet Union - 1941-1943'; 'Whirlwind - Bombing Germany - September 1939-April 1944'; 'Tough Old Gut - 1942-1943'; 'It's a Lovely Day Tomorrow - 1942-1943'; 'Home Fires'; 'Inside the Reich - Germany 1940-1944'; 'Morning - June 1944'; 'Occupation - 1940-1943'; 'Pincers - August 1944'; 'Genocide - 1933-1945'; 'Nemesis - Feb-May 1945'; 'Japan - 1941-1945'; 'Pacific - Feb 1942-May 1945 The Island to Island War'; 'The Bomb - Feb-Sept 1945'; 'Reckoning - April 1945'; 'Remember'; 'Secretary to Hitler'; 'Who Won World War II?'; and 'Warrior'; 'Hitler's Germany - 1933-1939'; 'Hitler's Germany - 1939-1945'; 'The Two Deaths of Hitler'; 'The Final Solution - Part 1'; and 'The Final Solution - Part 2'. Isaacs also presents a special 'Making of' feature.
11 features including the making of the original series
Speeches and songs
Newsreels and maps
Languages English - Dolby Digital (5.1)
Subtitles English for the hearing impaired
Duration 22 hours and 23 minutes (approx)