With perspectives from Steven Spielberg, Francis Ford Coppola, Lawrence Kasdan, and other filmmakers.
Directors Frank Capra, John Huston, John Ford, William Wyler and George Stevens…
“All five of them were willing to turn away from a very comfortable life, and serve their country and in the best way they thought they could.“
At 43:33, Director John Ford films the battle on Midway Island; manages to get his uncut footage sent home where, at the last minute, for a Whitehouse showing, he has footage of FDR’s son inserted.
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