Documentary using computer colorized footage from World War I to give the audience the feel of how it really looked back during the war.
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Arthur Barraclough ...
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Arthur Halestrap ...
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Harry Patch ...
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Hubert Williams ...
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Gary Sheffield ...
 Himself - King's College London / ... (3 episodes, 2003)
Malcolm Brown ...
 Himself - Historian, Imperial War Museum / ... (2 episodes, 2003)
Taff Gillingham ...
 Himself - Military Historian (2 episodes, 2003)
Bill Stone ...
 Himself - Born 1900 / ... (2 episodes, 2003)
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Documentary using computer colorized footage from World War I to give the audience the feel of how it really looked back during the war.

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19 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Great idea to reach authentic reality, overcoming technical limitations of the time. The only (subjective) beef: when my attention concentrated on the colour, I couldn't care less about the suffering, the corpses in a ditch, the blood. It just becomes a colorful landscape, which sorta negates the purpose. If I concentrated on the story, I completely forgot about the coloring they made (which killed their work) and wanted better story coverage (which is pretty sketchy). And - the 'accents'. If it had been all brit, whatever, I'd loved it. The 'accents' spoiled it beyond repair. Instead of a true story - another puppet theatre. I an profoundly sorry.


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