An MGM short showing how materials are shipped by boat 'From the Ends of the Earth' to Hollywood. Featuring footage from the MGM films being made at the time. Such as The Women, Thunder ... See full summary »
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An MGM short showing how materials are shipped by boat 'From the Ends of the Earth' to Hollywood. Featuring footage from the MGM films being made at the time. Such as The Women, Thunder Afloat, Siren of the Tropics, Ninotchka, Northwest Passage, and At the Circus. Written by Caligula226

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Documentary | Short

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1939 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

From the Ends of the Earth: Another Romance in Celluloid  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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This film short is available as an extra on the Warner DVD of The Women (1939) See more »

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Narrator: [voice over narration] More than four thousand years ago ancient paintings revealed the Egyptians, and later the Romans as the first peoples to construct ships large enough to be worthy of the name. Centuries later, there sailed forth are Spanish Galleons, Britain's greats, America's proud Yankee clippers, which ruled the seas for years. And finally the great ships of steel of today. Down through these hundreds of years, world shipping has always been vital to the prosperity of the ...
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Features Babes in Arms (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Good Morning
(1939)
Music by Nacio Herb Brown
Lyrics by Arthur Freed
Sung by Judy Garland (uncredited) and Mickey Rooney (uncredited)
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