The First World War

The First World War (1934)

It Tells All As No Words Ever Can!

  • Genre: Documentary, War
  • Release Date: 1934-11-08
  • Runtime: 1h 18min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Fox Film Corporation
  • Production Country: United States of America


Produced by the Fox Movietone News arm of Fox Film Corporation and based on the book by Lawrence Stallings, this expanded newsreel, using stock-and-archive footage, tells the story of World War I from inception to conclusion. Alternating with scenes of trench warfare and intimate glimpses of European royalty at home, and scenes of conflict at sea combined with sequences of films from the secret archives of many of the involved nations.

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  • Pedro de Cordoba

    as Narrator (voice)
Writing Laurence Stallings Book
Production Truman H. Talley Producer
Sound John Rochetti Music
Sound Walter R. Hicks Sound
Sound Earl I. Sponable Sound
Editing Louis De Rochemont Editor
Editing Lew Lehr Editor
Editing Bonney Powell Editor
Editing Russell G. Shields Editor