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America Goes Over
(1918) American
B&W : Feature film
Directed by (unknown)

Cast: General John J. Pershing [himself]

[?] U.S. Army Signal Corps production; distributed by [?] U.S. Army Signal Corps? / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / [?] The film is also thought to have been produced and released in 1927, comprised mostly of 1918 footage. The film is thought to have been intended for release at the American Legion convention in Paris on 19-22 September 1927 before the legionnaires who referred to themselves as the “2nd A.E.F.”, a name which is referred to in an introductory intertitle from the existing print. The first newspaper references that have been found referencing this film are from October 1927, when the film was presented at various veterans meetings. / Silent film.

Documentary: World War I.

Survival status: Print exists [16mm reduction positive].

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: War: World War I (28 July 1914-11 November 1918)

Listing updated: 24 January 2013.

References: Limbacher-Feature p. 7 : Website-IMDb : with additional information provided by Bob Fontenrose.

Home video: DVD.

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