Films About the Roosevelt Years

Aims Media, Inc., at 626 Justin Avenue, Glendale, California 91201, telephone (213) 240-9300 offers for sale or rental the film Franklin D. Roosevelt's Hyde Park, a tour of Mr. Roosevelt's home, narrated by E.G. Marshall (24 minutes). Aims also sells or rents the following biographical documentaries:

Franklin D. Roosevelt: The New Deal. (23 minutes)
Franklin D. Roosevelt: War Comes to America. (23 minutes)
Franklin D. Roosevelt: The War Years. (23 minutes)

Blackhawk Films, 1235 West Fifth Street, Davenport, lowa 52801, telephone (319) 323-9735, has the following films for sale:

The Inauguration of Franklin D. Roosevelt 1933. (reissue of Fox Movietone News)
President Roosevelt's Message to Congress, December 8, 1941. (9 minutes)
Countdown to World War II. (20 minutes)

Encyclopedia Britannica Educational Corporation, 425 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611, telephone (312) 321-7311, offers FDR and World War II (17 minutes), which is based on Movietone newsreel footage.

Films Incorporated, 733 Green Bay Road, Wilmette, Illinois 60091, telephone (312) 256-6600, offers for sale or rental eight titles from a 26-part television series produced in 1966 by ABC/Sextant Productions, entitled The Roosevelt Years Series. Titles included are:

The Election of 1932 (21 minutes)
The Hundred Days (19 minutes)
Agriculture and the New Deal (16 minutes)
Labor Comes of Age (19 minutes)
Collision with Japan, 1931-1941 (22 minutes)
Failure of American Neutrality, 1933-1939 (25 minutes)
Atlantic Partnership, 1938-1941 (20 minutes)
U.S. and the Soviet Union, 1933-1945 (19 minutes)

CRM/McGraw-Hill Films, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Del Mar, California 92014, telephone (714) 453-5000 offers Franklin Delano Roosevelt Part I (The New Deal) and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Part II (The War Years). Each is 26 minutes long.

Phoenix Films Inc., 468 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10016, telephone (212) 684-5910, offers FDR: The Man Who Changed America, narrated by Henry Fonda, approximately one hour long. It first appeared in 1975 on CBS television's "American Parade."