PRELUDE TO WAR (1943) 30591 Original U.S. Pressbook Very Rare Folded Once Condition Very Good Office Of War Information U.S. Government Film

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Original United States Pressbook from the Office of War Information

Original U.S. Pressbook prepared for the theatrical release of Frank Capra's documentary. This pressbook was obviously used and consists of eight pages filled with information, ad mats, poster availability. The pressbook is not associated with any studio, as the movie was released through the Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures. The film was the first in the famous "Why We Fight" documentaries, overseen by Frank Capra The film was produced to show to U.S. troops to educate and indoctrinate them about why the United States was at war. We suggest reading the information at wikipedia's page about this amazing movie and the rest of the films in the series. In addition we recommend Mark Harris' book FIVE CAME BACK. A documentary series of FIVE CAME BACK is also available. The film was awarded the Academy Award for the best documentary of 1942. There are some minor tears at the edges and general signs of age and use. This pressbook is very rare. To the best of our knowledge there has never been an example of one auctioned in the United States. MovieArt Original Film Posters guarantees this pressbook to be authentic.

FRANK CAPRA - Director

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