Any faults in the directing are made up by the detail put in to the film and the superior sound and score. Set during the american civil war, this film tells the true story of colonel robert gould shaw, played by matthew broderick, and his 54th. Matthew broderick, denzel washington, cary elwes, and morgan freeman. It was originally released on vhs in a 2cassette set with the movie in the early 1990s. Civil war the true story of glory continues 1991 documentary. Glory civil war epic original 1989 making of featurette. Glory historically accurate, worthy of watching the movie glory is incredibly accurate in its story of the 54th massachusetts regiment, the first all black regiment in the history of the united states. This gallant deed was stunningly portrayed in the academy award winning film, glory. But even with those deleted bits, there is still so much more out there that remains unseen. On the 150th anniversary of the bloody battle that inspired the movie glory, take a look back at the allblack 54th massachusetts regiment.
Glory tells the story of the 54th regiment largely through the eyes of shaw matthew broderick, who in an early scene in the film is seen horrified and disoriented by the violence of the battlefield. Sony continues to release stellar catalog titles in 4k uhd bluray, and glory is no exception. Reviews in the film and media section of the public historian will be solicited on projects across the spectrum of mediabased historical activ ity. The true story of glory continues, narrated by morgan freeman, looks at the patriots of the 54th massachusetts regiment, formed at the behest of frederick douglass. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free. Simply put, the heroes involved have been ignored by history due to racism. The 54th massachusetts regiment in myth, memory, and history. Glory is a 1989 american war film directed by edward zwick about the 54th massachusetts. Those heroes were the allblack members of the 54th regiment of the massachusetts volunteer infantry, headed by col. The story goes that the author of glory, kevin jarre, was walking across boston common one day when he noticed something about a civil war memorial that he had never noticed before. The original 1989 making of featurette for the motion picture glory. Glory was the first major motion picture to tell the story of black u.
Glory civil war movie guidethis movie guide goes along with the incredible civil war film glory. On the 150th anniversary of the bloody battle that inspired the movie glory. Homeinternational historic films complete online catalogww2 allied side dvdsus governmentpropagandawar films dvdsthe true glory dvd. Although the american civil war is often referred to as the war to free the slaves, it had never occurred to jarre or, apparently, to very many others that blacks. Morgan freeman, matthew broderick, denzel washington. The true story of glory continues 1991 rotten tomatoes. Rendered from the true story of the first black regiment to fight against the south, its a softbellied, epic affair which suffers from being laughably overwrought. The enlisted men and sergents in the unit were all black men, but, since the army was segregated, all of the officers were white. For greater glory, also known as cristiada, is a 2012 epic historical war drama film directed by dean wright and written by michael love, based on the events of the cristero war. Glory is a powerful picture that succeeds at telling a great story due to the fact that edward zwick is a great director, and all his films are wonderful, but glory is by far one of his finest. The complete film, which covers the 50year history of the division and continues to be aired nationally every year, is available on dvd from the. Most prominent among these is the true story of glory continues, an oddlytitled but generally interesting 45minute and 10second documentary. Morgan freeman narrates this documentary that explores the 54th massachusetts regiment that is the.
The true story of glory continues the public historian. Glory by edward zwick edward zwick, matthew broderick. The heartstopping story of the first black regiment to fight for the north in the civil war, glory stars matthew broderick, denzel washington, cary elwes and. Civil war the true story of glory continues 1991 documentary sequel.
Overview celebrating its 30th anniversary, glory is an emotional, allstar civil war drama about the 54th massachusetts infantry regiment, the norths second african american regiment created in the wake of the emancipation proclamation. This is the one movie i make sure to show my students every year because of how powerful it is. As we know, only 2 hours of that made it to the theatre. On imdb tv, you can catch hollywood hits and popular tv series at no cost.
Glory and the true story of glory continues 2 video collectors edition. The inspiring and true saga of the gallant 54th massachusetts, the civil war unit which was the first black fighting regiment in u. This topic is thoroughly discussed in the 1989 film glory, and although the majority of glorys main characters were completely. Whenever an historical movie states based on a true story. Narrated by morgan freeman, the true story of glory continues expands upon the events of the film.
Overview of true story of glory continues, the, 1991, directed by ben burtt, with raymond st. Narrated by morgan freeman, this show details some of the events covered in the film but as implied by the title goes past. Perhaps a lack of dimension in the characters is balanced with outstanding performances. The bluray disc version of the film was released on june 2, 2009. The true story of glory continues 1991 release info imdb. Just click the edit page button at the bottom of the page or learn more in. On ultra hd bluray, glory features a faithful and often resplendent 4k hdr10. Glory is based on the story of the 55th massachussets regiment the first colored us army unit to fight in the civil war. This true 2160p transfer with hdr10 high dynamic range from 35mm film elements is a truly filmlike experience, with organic grain structure left intact, so much so that it is much more evident yet not the least bit distracting than on the included. Jul 16, 2019 the original 1989 making of featurette for the motion picture glory. The movie unfolds in a succession of often brilliantly realized vignettes. The remainder of the packages extras appear on the second disc. The glory story you didnt get to see civil war history. Academy award winning documentary depicting the allies victorious ww2 campaign using footage filmed by thousands of military photographers and cameramen.
This civil war epic which earned denzel washington his first academy award and also. Every story teaches a truth of the catholic faith and listeners get to know saints who set inspiring examples for youngsters to emulate in their early walk of faith. Glory tells the story of the 54th massachusetts volunteer infantry from its. I just sent a story of an old family photo ive been wondering about to my grandmother, two sisters and dad for their take. The true glory 1945 is a coproduction of the us office of war information and the british ministry of information, documenting the victory on the western front, from normandy to the collapse of the third reich although many individuals, including screenwriter and director garson kanin, contributed to the film, british director carol reed is normally credited as the. Meet the soldiers of the 54th through period drawings, sketches, paintings and actual photographs, combined with film and additional.
The true glory 1945 is a coproduction of the us office of war information and the british ministry of information, documenting the victory on the western front, from normandy to the collapse of the third reich. This is a very effective piece of documentary film. Jul 18, 20 he told me they filmed over 9 hours of scenes for the movie. Frederick douglass role in inspiring blacks to enlist, the impact the 54th regiment directly had on the course of the war and other divisions to come, the staggering losses and shameful. The film tells a heartwarming and triumphant true story. This woman of worth, siohvaughn funches, continues to bless, transform and. But does the film glory road is being released by disney, the parent company of espn do a good job of telling history. It stars andy garcia, eva longoria, oscar isaac, ruben blades, peter otoole in his last film appearance released in his lifetime, and bruce greenwood. Your success as an artist, to say something new, ultimately depends on the breadth of your education.
The film follows the true story of the 54th massachusetts regiment. Every story teaches a truth of the catholic faith and listeners get to know saints who set inspiring examples for. Glory was a movie that id been hearing of for nearly my entire life. With andy garcia, oscar isaac, catalina sandino moreno, santiago cabrera.
But even with those deleted bits, there is still so much more out there that. Presented in a full frame format with dolby digital 2. Whether or not youve seen the oscarawardwinning feature film glory, youre sure to find inspiration and heartbreak in the story of african american soldiers in the civil war. Shares mission mangal, a new indian hindilanguage film, tells the dramatic true story of the women behind indias first mission to mars. In my humblest opinion, the film is as moving today as ever. But you can see some of the deleted scenes in the special edition copy of glory as well as the short documentary the true story of glory continues. Oct 23, 2009 british director peter watkins did a film on the battle of culloden in the 1960s. The twodisc dvd special edition has a rich selection of extras, including from commentary from zwick, freeman, and broderick. Glory regiment attacks fort wagner, 150 years ago history.
Glory is a celebration of a littleknown act of mass courage during the civil war. Once again, sgt buffy summers and cpl harmony kendal find themselves fighting for freedom, self determination and the terran way. This time the true horror of what the bugs have done on jf26985 is beyond imagining the true glory. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central. The true story of glory continues 1991 directed by ben burtt. Returned home to recover from wounds, he is recruited to lead a newly formed black regiment and takes the job even though his own enlightened abolitionist opinions. I was always curious to see the film and chance after chance something kept me from seeing. The true story behind the movie glory community table. Presenting an abridged version of history channels 1hour, 40 min. Jan 21, 2006 glory road plays fast and loose with facts hollywood sports films often ignore facts in favor of plot, and the new hit glory road is no exception. Robert gould shaw matthew broderick, the son of an influential abolitionist played by an uncredited. Consider the typical opening disclaimer based on the true story. We hear lots of different voices tell their stories, and the images dont shy away from showing how awful war is.
Glory and the true story of glory continues 2 video collector. Glory is a film that balances it shortcomings out with exceptional talent. The true glory tells the story of the victory in europe by allied forces in world war 2 and, refreshingly, doesnt present it as the story of how the us forces singlehandedly won the war. Glory 1989 film wikimili, the best wikipedia reader. It looks like we dont have any release dates for this title yet. I heard it was a harrowing story of a too often forgotten group of american heroes. My recommendation would be to major in an area other than film, develop a point of view. Their story of gallantry and heroism is told with period photos, letters, reenactments, and footage from glory. The true story of glory continues 1991 the movie database. Since most of those troops were fugitiveliberated slaves, the film becomes more true to the experience of most of the men in us colored troops units. Glory tells the story of the fiftyfourth massachusetts volunteer infantry from its organization during the winter of 18621863 to its climatic assault the following summer against fort wagner, a massive earthworks guarding the approach to charleston harbor. Shot in 16mm newsreel film, the camera shaking from the impact of shelling, it seemed to be an utterly convincing vision of 18th century battle, with the grimy, pockmarked combatants struggle amid nasty chaos. Glory is one movie which certainly lives up to its name.
In short, while glory has never looked better on home video, it suffers from occasional softness and grain spikes related to the film s production. Special features include a virtual civil war battlefield, interactive map, the voice of glory feature, the true story continues documentary, the making of glory, directors commentary, and deleted scenes. Glory is a carefully constructed film with a didactic theme. Just click the edit page button at the bottom of the page or learn more in the release dates submission guide. Mission mangal tells the true story of the women behind. Glory gives 4k ultra hd bluray hell with a faithful, colorful, and often resplendent hdr10 hevc 2160p transfer presented in the film s original 1. Glory road plays fast and loose with facts hollywood sports films often ignore facts in favor of plot, and the new hit glory road is no exception. My recommendation would be to major in an area other than film, develop a point of view, and then apply that knowledge to film. The glory stories tell the true stories of the lives of holy people of god and are catechetical and entertaining to both children and adults.630 833 1303 733 582 1487 768 615 738 115 1238 233 1471 999 748 79 911 451 1410 951 835 1162 1237 887 1161 970 1283 352 965 863 529 1017 314 916 1053 1331 1455 449 1027 223 1314 1397