Are We Winning, Mommy? America and the Cold War


1h 25m 1986

Brief Synopsis

An exploration of the mythology of the Cold War, which starts by exploring its roots. Included are footage that promoted the World War II alliance of the United States and the U.S.S.R., President Truman's statements about containing Communism, and government films from the McCarthy era. Celebrities

Film Details

Also Known As
Are We Winning, Mommy? America and the Cold War
Release Date
1986
Production Company
Channel 4; Channel Four Television; Film4 Productions; National Film Board Of Canada; Sveriges Television (Svt)

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

Synopsis

An exploration of the mythology of the Cold War, which starts by exploring its roots. Included are footage that promoted the World War II alliance of the United States and the U.S.S.R., President Truman's statements about containing Communism, and government films from the McCarthy era. Celebrities who lost their jobs during that time due to rumors of Communist ties are interviewed.

Film Details

Also Known As
Are We Winning, Mommy? America and the Cold War
Release Date
1986
Production Company
Channel 4; Channel Four Television; Film4 Productions; National Film Board Of Canada; Sveriges Television (Svt)

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1986

Released in United States September 7, 1986

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 7, 1986.

This film is the first feature for director Barbara Margolis, and took five years to produce.

Released in United States 1986

Released in United States September 7, 1986 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 7, 1986.)