Monday, May 28, 2012

Remembering veterans: The Reawakening;
John Huston's Let There Be Light.

A WWI veteran in
The Reawakening (1919)
In honor of Memorial Day, you can view The Reawakening (1919), a short documentary on the rehabilitation of wounded World War I servicemen at a hospital near Chicago, as well as Let There Be Light (1946), John Huston's long-suppressed film (narrated by his dad, Walter) on World War II veterans with PTSD. Both films were restored by the National Film Preservation Foundation.

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