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Mid Century: Half Way to Where? (1950)

This edition of the March of Time series takes a brief look backwards at where the world has come in the first 50 years of the century, and then presents a number of prominent people who ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Omar N. Bradley ... Himself - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Winston Churchill ... Himself (archive footage)
Albert Einstein ... Himself (archive footage)
Gene Krupa ... Himself - drummer
Zedong Mao ... Himself - Chinese leader (archive footage)
Vyacheslav Molotov Vyacheslav Molotov ... Himself - Soviet leader (archive footage)
Jawaharlal Nehru ... Himself - Indian leader (archive footage)
J. Robert Oppenheimer ... Himself - Scientist (as Robert Oppenheimer)
Harry Pollitt Harry Pollitt ... Himself - British Communist Leader
Walter Reuther Walter Reuther ... Himself - Labor Leader
David Sarnoff ... Himself - RCA Chairman
Joseph Stalin ... Himself (archive footage)
Robert Strauss ... Man at bar
Leó Szilárd Leó Szilárd ... Himself - Nuclear physicist (archive footage) (as Leo Szilard)
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Storyline

This edition of the March of Time series takes a brief look backwards at where the world has come in the first 50 years of the century, and then presents a number of prominent people who state their views of the next fifty years of the 20th century. Among those shown are labor leader Walter Reuther, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman General Omar Bradley, and A-Bomb scientist Robert Oppenheimer. Harry Pollitt, leader of the Communist Party in Britain, predicts that all roads will lead to world-wide Communism. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 February 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The March of Time (Volume 16, No. 1): Mid Century - Half Way to Where See more »

Company Credits

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The March of Time See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Follows The March of Time: Volume 1, Number 5 (1937) See more »

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