Best War Films: Sacrifice, Heroism, and the Nature of War

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There are many movies that chronicle stories of war… Glory, Jarhead, Patton and Saving Private Ryan, to name a few. In recognition of Memorial Day, we’ll talk with military and film historians about the best war films representing sacrifice, heroism, and the nature of war.

Guests

  • Jeanine Basinger (Chair, Film Studies Department/Curator, Cinema Archives, Wesleyan University
  • Lawrence Suid (military historian, film historian and author)

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Time Warner Cable is offering a variety of famous war movies On Demand in honor of Memorial Day. Click here for more information.

Click here for more information on “The World War II Combat Film: Anatomy of a Genre” by Jeanine Basinger.

Click here for more information on “Sailing on the Silver Screen: Hollywood and the U.S. Navy” by Lawrence Suid.

Click here for more information on “Guts and Glory: The Making of the American Military Image in Film” by Lawrence Suid.

Click here for more information on “Stars and Stripes on  Screen: A Comprehensive Guide to Portrayals of American Military on Film” by Lawrence Suid.

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