BATTLEFILM: U.S. Army Signal Corps Motion Pictures of the Great War
Compiled and Edited by Phillip W. Stewart
Part of the Historic Footage Project - A catalog of the WWI era documentary films in Record Group 111 held at the U.S. National Archives.
This unique book provides concise information about the surviving WWI motion pictures shot by the Army Signal Corps that are held in the NARA. BATTLEFILM details a total of 467 film titles on 957 reels of action that cover America's part in the conflict. Also included are films produced and donated (or seized) by Allied and Central Powers countries.
Praise for this book:
"This book is the ONLY one in publication today that details readily available WWI films. BATTLEFILM is a superb source of information for stock-footage for that Great War documentary."
--Peter Marshall, Director's Chair
"Battlefilm is confidently recommended as an indispensable reference work for historians, media researchers, documentary producers, film students, and authors working on fiction as well as non-fiction works about American involvement in World War I."
--John Burroughs, The Midwest Book Review
"It's a 'must have' book if you happen to be looking for original film footage regarding World War I."
--Tony Lazzarini, President Military Writer's Society of America
Includes an autographed bookplate signed by editor/compiler Phillip W. Stewart.
Soft Cover Edition,