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Rare historical footage made vivid with new technology
World War I claimed the lives of 10 million soldiers and shaped an entire century. Narrated by four-time Academy Award® nominee Kenneth Branagh, this extraordinary documentary brings the war’s horror and heroism to life in a way never before revealed. Rare archival film--meticulously colorized under the guidance of expert historians--makes the past fresh, relevant, and alive.
In addition to these newly reclaimed sights and sounds, surviving WWI veterans share their experiences, personally testifying about life in the trenches, the terror of "going over the top," and the courage and sacrifice of battle. Analysis by military historians, detailed maps, and excerpts from the diaries and letters of men and women in the struggle offer a full range of perspectives on this unimaginably brutal, bloody clash of empires.
Since 1990, the British team of Philip Nugus and Jonathan Martin has created popular, critically acclaimed historical documentaries, including Hitler’s Bodyguard and The Century of Warfare.
World War 1 in Color (2003) is not of the high standard of the "in color " series of documentaries that includes Britain at War in Color (2000), The British Empire in Color... Read morePublished 18 hours ago by Tara
I found it disappointing. The colorizing did not add anything to the History of the First WarPublished 1 month ago by Michael
Enjoyed seeing it in color. It was good but a little pricey for really only 2 discs. The bonus disc was not that enjoyable for me personallyPublished 3 months ago by Arthurley
An excellent educational and entertaining documentary............. I highly recommend it, for those interested in learning more about the history, of WWI. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Arthur
World War I in Color is an outstanding DVD program. The content is scholarly, while the organization allows the viewer to select specific programs within the DVD. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Norman Balliet