Movie trailers available on Digital History for World War II era

Anchor's Away (1945)
Digital History ID 2127
Two sailors, one innocent, one experienced, on leave in Los Angeles sing and dance in this movie musical.
Length of this clip: 0:56.
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Ape Man (1943)
Digital History ID 1846
A scientists transforms himself into an ape-man.
Length of this clip: 0:12.
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Ape Man (1943)
Digital History ID 1847
A scientists transforms himself into an ape-man.
Length of this clip: 0:19.
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Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
Digital History ID 2161
Two elderly women poison men with elderberry wine; their nephew tries to stop them.
Length of this clip: 0:55.
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Back to Bataan (1945)
Digital History ID 2129
An American officer and the grandson of a legendary Filipino revolutionary organize resistance against the Japanese following General MacArthur's withdrawal in 1942.
Length of this clip: 2:31.
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Bataan (1943)
Digital History ID 2162
A group of American veterans and raw recruits and stalwart Filipino fight a rear-guard actionin the Philippines, covering Douglas MacArthur's retreat, and are gradually wittled down by disease and combat deaths.
Length of this clip: 1:21.
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Bells of St. Mary's (1945)
Digital History ID 2163
A happy-go-lucky priest helps out a financially strapped parochial school in a sequel to Going My Way (1944).
Length of this clip: 1:50.
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Bridge Over the River Kwai (1957)
Digital History ID 1663
The story centers on a Japanese prison camp isolated deep in the jungles of Southeast Asia, where the remorseless Colonel Saito (Sessue Hayakawa) has been charged with building a vitally important railway bridge.
Length of this clip: 1:13.
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Cabaret (1972)
Digital History ID 1883
A female girlie club entertainer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them.
Length of this clip: 2:50.
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Caine Mutiny (1954)
Digital History ID 1669
When a US Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.
Length of this clip: 0:51.
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Casablanca (1942)
Digital History ID 2164
A nightclub owner finds his world turned upside down, when his lost love, accompanied by her Resistance-leading husband, arrives in wartime Casablanca.
Length of this clip: 2:17.
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Court Martial of Jackie Robinson (1990)
Digital History ID 1901
The baseball star's experiences in the army, including his court-martial for insubordination regarding segregation.
Length of this clip: 1:21.
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Cover Girl (1944)
Digital History ID 2166
When a dancer wins a "cover girl" contest, her romance with her choreography and boyfriend.
Length of this clip: 0:20.
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Das Boot (1981)
Digital History ID 1904
The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat.
Length of this clip: 2:09.
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Double Indemnity (1944)
Digital History ID 2167
An insurance salesman becomes involved in murder and fraud, arousing his company's suspicions.
Length of this clip: 1:39.
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DuBarry Was a Lady (1942)
Digital History ID 2168
A hat check boy wins a jackpot, which convinces a showgirl to marry him, even though she doesn't love him.
Length of this clip: 1:35.
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Enemy at the Gates (2001)
Digital History ID 1919
Two Russian and German snipers play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad.
Length of this clip: 2:20.
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Follow the Boys (1944)
Digital History ID 2169
A vaudevillian organizes entertainment for the troops fighting overseas.
Length of this clip: 1:11.
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For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
Digital History ID 2170
An idealistic American fighting in the Spanish Civil war, falls in love with a young peasant woman, causing resentment among the leader of the Spanish guerrillas.
Length of this clip: 2:13.
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Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman (1942)
Digital History ID 2171
The Wolf Man seeks to rid himself of the werewolf curse.
Length of this clip: 0:57.
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From Here to Eternity (1953)
Digital History ID 1699
In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second in command are falling in love.
Length of this clip: 1:02.
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Garden of the Finzi Continis (1970)
Digital History ID 1937
An aristocratic Jewish family in Ferrara, Italy in the late 1930s.
Length of this clip: 1:11.
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Gaslight (1944)
Digital History ID 2172
An ostensibly loving husband attempts to drive his wife insane in order to recover valuable jewels.
Length of this clip: 1:53.
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Going My Way (1944)
Digital History ID 2173
A young Catholic priest helps a troubled parish struggle back to its feet.
Length of this clip: 1:09.
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Guns of Navarrone (1961)
Digital History ID 1712
A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key sea channel.
Length of this clip: 0:35.
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Guy Named Joe (1943)
Digital History ID 2160
A dead World War II pilot serves as the guardian angel for another pilot and helps him romance his old girlfriend.
Length of this clip: 1:01.
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Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)
Digital History ID 2174
A young Marine, discharged due to hay fever, returns home where he is greeted as a "conquering hero."
Length of this clip: 0:46.
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Heaven Can Wait (1943)
Digital History ID 2175
A recently deceased man tries to persuade Satan that he has sinned enough to enter Hades.
Length of this clip: 0:34.
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Hellcats of the Navy (1957)
Digital History ID 1716
Reagan plays a submarine commander in the Pacific.
Length of this clip: 1:33.
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Henry V (1944)
Digital History ID 2176
A courageous monarch leads his people ot victory over the strong French army.
Length of this clip: 1:56.
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Holiday Inn (1942)
Digital History ID 2245
Entertainers and rivals run an inn that is only open on holidays.
Length of this clip: 0:51.
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How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Digital History ID 2248
Life in a turn of the century Welsh mining village.
Length of this clip: 1:43.
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I Married a Witch (1942)
Digital History ID 2249
A beautiful 17th-century witch returns to life to plague politician Wallace Wooley, descendant of her persecutor.
Length of this clip: 1:31.
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In Which We Serve (1942)
Digital History ID 2177
The story of a destroyer, told in flashbacks as survivors cling to a dingy.
Length of this clip: 1:12.
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Lassie Come Home (1943)
Digital History ID 2178
After the Carraclough family is forced to sell their dog, the animal sets out on a perilous journey to rejoin them.
Length of this clip: 0:39.
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Laura (1944)
Digital History ID 2179
A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he is investigating.
Length of this clip: 1:25.
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League of Their Own (1992)
Digital History ID 1986
Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry.
Length of this clip: 0:31.
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Lifeboat (1944)
Digital History ID 2180
Survivors of a sunken ship rescue a sailor from the U-boat that torpedoed their ship.
Length of this clip: 0:30.
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Longest Day (1962)
Digital History ID 1744
The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.
Length of this clip: 0:22.
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Madame Curie (1943)
Digital History ID 2181
The life of the Polish physicist.
Length of this clip: 2:07.
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Ministry of Fear (1944)
Digital History ID 2184
A man wrongfully accused of murder must prove his innocence.
Length of this clip: 1:59.
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Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944)
Digital History ID 2185
A small-town young woman attends a party only to discovery that she has married a soldier she can't recall and is pregnant.
Length of this clip: 0:32.
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Mister Roberts (1955)
Digital History ID 1758
An ill-educated captain and a well-educated executive officer on a run-down and nearly forgotten WWII navy supply ship stationed somewhere in the backwaters of the Pacific in the waning days of the war.
Length of this clip: 0:56.
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Mr. Skeffington (1944)
Digital History ID 2186
A wealthy, selfish woman marries a man for his money before abandoning him and their child.
Length of this clip: 0:30.
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Mrs. Miniver (1942)
Digital History ID 2275
An English family's life during the first months of World War II.
Length of this clip: 0:33.
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National Velvet (1944)
Digital History ID 2187
Young Velvet Brown trains a horse she has won in a town lotter for the Grand National, England's greatest horse race.
Length of this clip: 0:55.
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Notorious (1946)
Digital History ID 2147
A woman is asked to infiltrate a Nazi spy ring in South America and expose it.
Length of this clip: 0:36.
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On the Town (1949)
Digital History ID 2148
Three sailors receive a 24-hour leave in New York City.
Length of this clip: 0:40.
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Patton (1970)
Digital History ID 2030
George Patton's controversial World War II career.
Length of this clip: 2:45.
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Phantom of the Opera (1943)
Digital History ID 2188
A disfigured violist haunts the Paris opera house.
Length of this clip: 1:41.
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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Digital History ID 2042
Archeologist and adventurer, Indiana Jones, is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant, before the Nazis.
Length of this clip: 1:08.
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Rear Gunner (1943)
Digital History ID 1631
Training of aerial rear gunners in World War II.
Length of this clip: 13:50.
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Saboteur (1942)
Digital History ID 2292
An aircraft factory worker is falsely accused of starting a fire that killed his best friend.
Length of this clip: 0:41.
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Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)
Digital History ID 2152
A tough Marine sergeant, embittered after his wife and son leave him, trains a squad of naïve, rebellious recruits at a New Zealand military station in 1943.
Length of this clip: 0:28.
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Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Digital History ID 2064
A small band of troops goes behind enemy lines to retrieve a private whose three brothers have recently been killed in action.
Length of this clip: 1:55.
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Spellbound (1945)
Digital History ID 2190
A psychologist tries to solve a murder by deciphering clues hidden in the mind of a paranoid amnesiac.
Length of this clip: 0:30.
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Stalag 17 (1953)
Digital History ID 1795
Intrigue among Allied prisoners at a World War II prison camp.
Length of this clip: 1:41.
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Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943)
Digital History ID 2193
Producers stage a wartime charity show.
Length of this clip: 2:01.
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Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943)
Digital History ID 2301
Producers, putting together a benefit show, promote an unknown singer and songwriter.
Length of this clip: 2:00.
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They Were Expendable (1945)
Digital History ID 2194
A PT-boat squadron in the Philippines battles with Navy brass and the Japanese between December 1941 and April 1942.
Length of this clip: 0:35.
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Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)
Digital History ID 2195
The story of the "Doolittle Raid," an attack on Tokyo designed to boost American morale after the attack on Pearl Harbor and a string of military defeats.
Length of this clip: 0:57.
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Thousands Cheer (1943)
Digital History ID 2305
An acrobat, how soldier, tries to befriend the colonel's daughter.
Length of this clip: 1:50.
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To Have and Have Not (1944)
Digital History ID 2196
A boat captain reluctantly agrees to help the French Resistance.
Length of this clip: 1:29.
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Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
Digital History ID 2105
The attack on Pearl Harbor as told from both the American and Japanese sides.
Length of this clip: 0:53.
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Tuskegee Airmen (1995)
Digital History ID 2108
The story of how a group of African American pilots overcame racist opposition to become one of the most successful fighter units in World War II.
Length of this clip: 1:54.
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Twelve O'Clock High (1949)
Digital History ID 2157
A callous general and his bomber grew develop mutual respect and admiration.
Length of this clip: 1:10.
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Wake Island (1942)
Digital History ID 2307
With no hope of relief or re-supply, a small band of United States Marines try to keep the Japanese Navy from capturing their island base in December 1941.
Length of this clip: 1:40.
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Windtalkers (2002)
Digital History ID 2119
Two U.S. Marines in World War II are assigned to protect Navajo Indians who use their native language as an unbreakable radio cypher.
Length of this clip: 1:26.
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Woman of the Year (1942)
Digital History ID 2311
A brash sports reporter and a brilliant political commentator seek to keep their marriage from falling apart.
Length of this clip: 0:56.
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Zoot Suit (1982)
Digital History ID 2125
Based on the Sleep Lagoon case and the Zoot Suit Riots in Los Angeles during World War II, it examines members of a Mexican American gang who are unjustly convicted of murder.
Length of this clip: 1:56.
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