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Strange Victory (1948)

"Strange Victory" is about racial bias in post World War II America. Folowing "Native Land" in Leo Hurwitz' filmography, it uses some of the same techniques: dramatized scenes interspersed ... See full summary »

Director:

Leo Hurwitz

Writer:

Leo Hurwitz (original screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Alfred Drake ... Narrator
Muriel Smith ... Narrator
Gary Merrill ... Narrator
Saul Levitt Saul Levitt ... Narrator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Virgil Richardson Virgil Richardson ... Himself
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"Strange Victory" is about racial bias in post World War II America. Folowing "Native Land" in Leo Hurwitz' filmography, it uses some of the same techniques: dramatized scenes interspersed with scenes of compilation news reel footage, and scenes of evocative imagery. An epilogue about the civil rights movement, added in 1964 makes the arc of the film more complete Written by Tom Hurwitz

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The Most Daring and Provocative Story of Race Prejudice Ever Shown!

Genres:

Documentary

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 1948 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Budget:

$150,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Target Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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