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World War 1 in Colour 

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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Series cast summary:
Kenneth Branagh ...  Narrator 6 episodes, 2003
Arthur Barraclough Arthur Barraclough ...  Himself / ... 6 episodes, 2003
Arthur Halestrap Arthur Halestrap ...  Himself / ... 6 episodes, 2003
Harry Patch Harry Patch ...  Himself / ... 6 episodes, 2003
Hubert Williams Hubert Williams ...  Himself / ... 6 episodes, 2003
Gary Sheffield Gary Sheffield ...  Himself - King's College London / ... 3 episodes, 2003
Malcolm Brown Malcolm Brown ...  Himself - Historian, Imperial War Museum / ... 2 episodes, 2003
Taff Gillingham Taff Gillingham ...  Himself - Military Historian 2 episodes, 2003
Bill Stone 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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English

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23 July 2003 (UK) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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omne ignotum pro magnifico
20 May 2006 | by rowegordonSee all my reviews

Everything unknown is taken for magnificent...

Since we have so little to compare the visuals to... whereas the narrative....

If you wish to find a documentary that speaks of the suffering of the world, which visibly and glaringly surrounds us, the boys in World War I, and of confusion, passion, evil --

This is not it.....

A war without politics!! Without Junker greed! Without rape nor rotting Doughboys in the trenches... the Clean war in color... flying things and heavy iron rolling in color....

However, it's a great way to copyright public domain footage.

The Latins had a phrase for this "omne ignotum pro magnifico: Everything unknown is taken for magnificent.. and for the first time color is added to World War I -- magnificent try!

Someday I'd like to license some of the footage for my own version of the war... maybe not a commercial as producer Martin's "Greatest SAS Missions" (2004) (mini) TV Series (producer)but certainly more of the reason the French and English dreaded the subject.... The Great War...


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