Dr Goebbels' Jazz Orchestra
Even as the Nazis campaigned against degenerate jazz music, Joseph Goebbels and his Propaganda Ministry were creating a jazz orchestra that would serve up Nazi propaganda backed by the latest swing music.
This Is the Army
Warner Bros Restored - Best Version Available
The lively screen adaptation of Irving Berlin's 1942 patriotic Broadway hit musical that shines with abiding love for country.
I'll Be Seeing You:
51 Songs of World War II
Paperback (208 pages)
A piano/vocal/guitar songbook salute to the music and memories of WWII, including a year-by-year chronology of events on the homefront, dozens of photos, and 51 radio favorites of the GIs and their families back home.
The Music Survives! Degenerate Music:
Music Suppressed by the Third Reich
Eleven tracks of classical and operetta music denounced as degenerate by the Nazi regime.
Swinging on a V-Disc
CD - 4 discs
72 tracks from dedicated V-disc sessions or American Government sponsored broadcasts - nothing from commercial recordings.
The Best of Spike Jones
CD - 2 discs
Spike Jones was a popular American musician and bandleader specializing in performing satirical arrangements of popular songs. Ballads and classical works receiving the Jones treatment would be punctuated with gunshots, whistles, cowbells, and outlandish vocals.
Walt Disney Treasures
On the Front Lines
(2001) DVD - 2 discs
32 short subjects made for the war effort.
World War II transformed the Disney Studio. It spent the war years creating and producing training, propaganda, and educational films for the Armed Forces. This extraordinary volume includes the full-length feature "Victory Through Air Power," Donald Duck's Nazi nightmare "Der Fuehrer's Face" and a host of others - all considered among the best of Disney's work.
Cartoons for Victory!
These World War II era cartoon shorts were never meant to survive past wartime and were all but forgotten since the mid-1940s. These Golden Age cartoon films serve as an interesting social document of the attitudes prevalent at the time.
- Four page full-color liner notes
- Still gallery of cartoon propaganda posters
- Original cartoon character radio broadcast
The Essential Glenn Miller
CD - 2 discs, mp3
38 remastered original recordings of that Miller sound that was like no other!
- In the Mood
- Little Brown Jug
- Pennsylvania 6-5000
- Chattanooga Choo Choo
- and 34 more
The words "big band" and "swing music" mean Glenn Miller!
Very Best of The Andrews Sisters
24 of Patty, Maxine and LaVerne's hits that made them legendary:
- Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,
- Bei Mr Bist Du Schon,
- Beat Me Daddy Eight To The Bar,
- Rum & Coca Cola,
- Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree,
- Chattanooga Choo Choo,
- A Bushel & A Peck
- and 15 more
Songs That Got Us Through WWII
They may have rationed meat, milk, canned goods, and gasoline, but there was no limit to the musical talent during World War II. Vol. 1 features many of the era's biggest artists, including The Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington, The Mills Brothers and many more.
Golden Collection, Vol. 6
DVD - 4 discs
Sixty more of the most looneytic Looney Tunes ever unleashed. Plus, 15 bonus shorts to make this the biggest collection of Looney Tunes ever! Indeed, some have never before been on home video! Fifteen cartoons dating from World War II give much more focus than previous sets.
Golden Collection, Vols. 1-6
DVD - 24 discs
Warner Brothers' Looney Tunes introduced the world to some of the greatest cartoon characters to ever grace the animated cel: Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Elmer Fudd, and many more. This release includes the first six volumes in the Looney Tunes Golden Collection.