Narrated by Orson Welles and Winston Churchill, this film
is the only authorized documentary of Churchill s war years.
Few men have stridden through the pages of history like
Winston Spencer Churchill. Soldier, author, painter, and
above all Parliamentarian, Churchill s remarkable public
life spanned one of the most tumultuous periods in
human history: from the jubilee of Queen Victoria to the
presidency of John F. Kennedy.
Churchill: The Finest Hours is an inspired tribute to Sir
Winston Churchill as he is best remembered, the war leader
rallying the British nation in her darkest days during the
fury of the Nazi onslaught. Using his superb mastery of the
English language, Churchill gave hope to the vanquished and
strengthened the resolve of all who shared his indomitable
fighting spirit. This celebrated overview of the great British
leader uses contemporary and archival footage to detail
Churchill s accomplishments during wartime and peace.
Highlights his aristocratic birth, his glory on the battlefield, and his
rise in politics.
IN THE WILDERNESS
Churchill returns to his political career after WWI, but his maverick
ways result in his political exile for most of the 1930s.
HIS FINEST HOURS
In the spring of 1940, Churchill becomes Prime Minister and leads
Britain through its darkest days to eventual victory over Germany.
THE END OF AN ERA
Reviews Churchill s second term as Prime Minister, 1951 55, and his
public and private struggles until his death in January 1965.
Churchill s War (53 min)
Portraits of Power (46 min)
Based on the book by Harrison Salisbury; narrated by Henry Fonda
Episode 1: Voice of a Lion
Episode 2: Voice of a Prophet
Man of the Century (30 min)
BONUS: 2 audio CDs
with highlights from
25 of Churchill s most