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Leo Hurwitz

Strange Victory

Edition 1981
71' - 1948 - Documentary - Dialogue: English
Director: Leo Hurwitz Composer: David Diamond With: Alfred Drake, Muriel Smith, Gary Merrill, Saul Levitt
"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

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Credits

Director

Leo Hurwitz

Composer

David Diamond

With

Alfred Drake, Muriel Smith, Gary Merrill, Saul Levitt

Scenario

Leo Hurwitz

Director of Photography

Peter Glushanok, George Jacobson

Editor

Leo Hurwitz

Producer

Barney Rosset

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United States of America

Year

1948

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