Victory at Sea (1952–1953)

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Twenty-six episode series about naval combat during World War Two. Famous for its music score, eloquent narration and combat footage.

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Twenty-six episode series about naval combat during World War Two. Famous for its music score, eloquent narration and combat footage.

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Although this series had only 26 episodes that ran from 1952 to 1953, the score by Richard Rodgers (with Robert Russell Bennett conducting the NBC Symphony Orchestra) was such a hit that recordings of it have been almost continually available. Over a half century after the original broadcast, the score is available in a modern stereo recording digitally remastered on compact discs. However, on the album the orchestra is the RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra. See more »

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Song of the High Seas
by Richard Rodgers
Williamson Music Company (ASCAP)
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Just great !
28 May 2000 | by (Panama City, Panama) – See all my reviews

by far one of the best documentaries ever made concerning WW II. The musical score by Richard Rogers and the narration by Mr.Graves adds to the superb quality of these episodes.I loved it at 6yrs. old when it first came out in '52 and love it more now at 54.Excellent!


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