Movies Battle of Midway, The (1942, Henry Fonda, Donald Crisp) Published 7 months ago on October 23, 2018 During WWII director John Ford was serving in the Field Photographic Branch of the OSS. Ford created two films during the war: the first being this propaganda film for American audiences detailing the battle of Midway. This short film covers the attack on Midway Island, aerial planes and anti-aircraft guns, the search for survivors, and the aftermath. John Ford’s documentary footage was later re-edited, in true Hollywood fashion, with voice-over narration by professional actors (including Henry Fonda). The Battle of Midway won the Oscar in 1943 for Best Documentary. John Ford directed an astonishing 145 films in his career, winning six Oscars. He was also the first recipient of the American Film Institute Life Achievement Award in 1973. production details USA | 18 minutes | 1942 Director: John Ford Producer: John Ford Cinematography: John Ford Editor: John Ford, Robert Parrish Music: Alfred Newman Script: John Ford, James K. McGuinness, Dudley Nichols cast Donald Crisp as Narrator Henry Fonda as Narrator Jane Darwell as Narrator DocumentaryDonald CrispDudley NicholsHenry FondaJames Kevin McGuinnessJane DarwellJohn FordWar Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes3 hours ago Victorian Sensations: Seeing and Believing Series Final Wed 5 Jun on BBC Four In the final episode of this series, psychotherapist Philippa Perry explores how the late Victorian passion for science co-existed with... Episodes3 hours ago The Looming Tower: The General (S1EP7 BBC-2 Fri 7 Jun 2019) The General: October 2000. John O’Neill (Jeff Daniels), anxious to chalk up a final ‘win’ in his FBI career, arrives... Episodes3 hours ago Summer Of Rockets Episode 3 airs Wed 5 Jun 2019 on BBC-2 Samuel (Toby Stephens) is tasked by Mr. Field (Mark Bonnar) to find out the names of the guests attending the... Episodes3 hours ago Hatton Garden Series Final airs Thurs 23 May 2019 A police surveillance team has found Collins (Alex Norton) through his white Mercedes, after it was captured on ANPR driving... Episodes3 hours ago Years And Years Episode 4 airs Tues 4 June 2019 Daniel’s (Russell Tovey) engagement to Viktor (Maxim Baldry) descends into panic, as events across Europe heat up. Rosie (Ruth Madeley)... search EPISODES Episodes3 hours ago The Virtues Episode 3 airs Wed 29 May 2019 on Channel 4 In episode 3, as he tries to come to terms with his past, Joseph (Graham) revisits a place he has... Episodes3 hours ago Equator From The Air Episode 2 airs Sun 2 June 2019 on BBC-2 In episode two Gordon Buchanan continues his journey around the equator, witnessing the fight to preserve the Amazon rainforest. In... Episodes3 hours ago The Final Mission: Foxy’s War airs Thurs 30 May 2019 on Channel 4 Former elite Special Forces soldier Jason Fox embarks on a highly personal journey back to Afghanistan, nearly a decade after... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 months ago Shazam! | 2019 | Zachary Levi, Asher Angel A boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word.... Movies2 months ago Dumbo | 2019 | Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans... Movies2 months ago The Man Who Killed Don Quixote | 2018 | Adam Driver, Jonathan Pryce Toby, a cynical advertising director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself... mytvtonight mytvtonight devoted to all things film and tv.