A newsreel was a form of short documentary film prevalent in the first half of the 20th century, regularly released in a public presentation place and containing filmed news stories and items of topical interest. It wa...展开s a source of news, current affairs and entertainment for millions of moviegoers until television supplanted its role in the 1950s. Newsreels are now considered significant historical documents, since they are often the only audiovisual record of historical and cultural events of those times.
1. What Hitler Wants
2. Beat Fascist Pirates
3. Strike the Enemy on the Front Lines and at Home
4. A Mighty Handshake
Four animated shorts from World War II. “A Mighty Handshake” is the only animated propaganda film in this series which shows a capitalist country in a positive light – in this case British and Soviet soldiers cooperate in the war against the Nazis.