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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
26 October 1952 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Twenty-six episode series about naval combat during World War Two. Famous for its music score, eloquent narration and combat footage.
Awards:
Won Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
10 Memorable TV Scores
 (From SoundOnSight. 16 August 2011, 11:51 PM, PDT)

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Just great ! See more (19 total) »

Cast

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Leonard Graves ... Narrator (26 episodes, 1952-1953)
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Series Directed by
M. Clay Adams (12 episodes, 1952-1953)
 
Series Writing credits
Richard Hanser (13 episodes, 1952-1953)
Henry Salomon (13 episodes, 1952-1953)

Series Produced by
Henry Salomon .... producer (13 episodes, 1952-1953)
 
Series Original Music by
Richard Rodgers (12 episodes, 1952-1953)
 
Series Film Editing by
Isaac Kleinerman (11 episodes, 1952-1953)
 
Series Sound Department
Ray Griswold .... sound re-recording mixer (26 episodes, 1952-1953)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Paul Mohn .... camera operator (20 episodes, 1952-1953)
 
Series Music Department
Robert Russell Bennett .... conductor and arranger / arranger and conductor / ... (24 episodes, 1952-1953)
NBC Symphony Orchestra .... orchestra (24 episodes, 1952-1953)
 
Series Other crew
Walter Karig .... technical advisor (11 episodes, 1952-1953)
Robert W. Sarnoff .... coordinator (10 episodes, 1952-1953)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (26 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)

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Trivia:
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 »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Frost/Nixon (2008)See more »
Soundtrack:
Song of the High SeasSee more »

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8 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Just great !, 28 May 2000
Author: pbalos from Panama City, Panama

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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