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1942 Flickback DVD: 75th Birthday or 75th Anniversary
1942 Flickback DVD: 75th Birthday or 75th Anniversary
Manufacturer : Flickback Media
Amazon Price : $9.95
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Product Description
Flickback DVD Greeting Cards are designed as the perfect way to mark any birthday, anniversary or reunion. The colorful card is filled with stories and pictures about the people, places and events that made the year special. The DVD presents the year's most entertaining video highlights including 'People in the News,' 'Politics & World Events,' 'Fashion & Entertainment,' and 'Sports.' You can add your own personal message in the space provided. An envelope is included for mailing, which requires only regular postage for to ship within the United States.

The Forties was a decade dominated by World War II. Nazi Germany advanced on most of the European continent, and the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor spurned the United States to join in the global conflict. Following the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt, President Harry Truman put an end to the war with the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, while the long road to recovery had already begun in Europe. Mahatma Gandhi became a face for peaceful protest amidst global decolonization, and Jackie Robinson became a face for integration as the first African-American Major League Baseball player. Everyone supported the war, with many Hollywood entertainers, most famously Bob Hope, volunteering with the newly-formed USO to help boost troop morale. Big Band leader Glenn Miller was too old to be drafted, but volunteered to lead an Army band. And while films like Charlie Chaplin's The Great Dictator made light of the war, others such as How Green Was My Valley and The Best Years of Our Lives echoed the thoughts of a world that by the end of a decade was still in recovery and looking to move forward.
Product Details
  • Amazon Sales Rank: #23918 in DVD
  • Brand: Flickback Media
  • Published on: 2008
  • Released on: 1989-01-01
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Formats: Multiple Formats, Black & White, NTSC
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Dimensions: .58" h x 5.42" w x 7.10" l, .18 pounds
  • Running time: 30 minutes
  • Product Features
  • Approx. 30 min. running time
  • Manufactured in the USA
  • Printed on Recycled Paper
  • Customer Reviews

    Most helpful customer reviews

    2 of 2 people found the following review helpful.
    5Five Stars
    By val
    mom in laws birthday year she loved the gift

    4 of 4 people found the following review helpful.
    4Great gift idea
    By MadMan
    The flickback DVD is a great gift for someone who enjoys a quick flashback to the days when they were young. It gives a good overview of TV shows, world news occurring at that time, fashions, movies, and funny fads during the time period of your choosing. I enjoyed watching this dvd and giving it as a gift.

    2 of 2 people found the following review helpful.
    3Met my needs.
    By Marvin X. Beck
    My wife was born in 1942 and we thought this dvd would be of interest at her birthday party. It captured key events of that year.

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