Projects

 

Class Films

Pocahontas (1995)
Last of the Mohicans (1992)
The Patriot (2000)
Amistad (1997)
Gone with the Wind (1939)
Glory (1989)
My Darling Clementine (1946)
Matewan (1987)
Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
Long Walk Home (1990)
Reefer Madness (1938)
Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
All the President’s Men (1976)

Voted Best Projects by the class in 2008 iteration of HIST 329

13 Days (2000) — Kelly W.

1776 (1972) — Jason W.

Bonnie and Clyde (1967) — Elle W.

Dances With Wolves (1990)– Katherine S.

Wall Street (1987)–Amanda R.

Available Films to Research
Check movies in UMW collection here

A Raisin in the Sun (1961) — Justine R.

Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940) — Alex B.

The Alamo (1960, 2004)

Apocalypse Now (1979) –– Erin L.

Apollo 13 (1995) — Amy V.

Beloved (1998)

Black Robe (1991)

Casualties of War (1989) — LeAnn T.

Citizen Kane (1941)

The Color Purple (1985)  — Debbie M.

Coming Home (1978)

The Deer Hunter (1978)

Dr. Strangelove (1964) — Andrew F.

Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)

Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)

Forrest Gump (1994) Jenn A.

The Front Page (1931)

Full Metal Jacket (1987) — Anna H.

Gangs of New York (2002) — Melissa E.

Gettysburg (1993)

Gods and Generals (2003)  Victoria Y.

The Good Shepherd () — Caryn S.

The Grapes of Wrath (1940) — Shannon H.

The Green Berets (1968)

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? (1967) — Mary Ann M.

Heaven and Earth (1993)

Hester Street (1975) [May be hard to find]

Jesse James (1940)

JFK (1991)

Little Women (1994, 1949, 1933 versions) — Celia C.

The Longest Day (1962)

Malcolm X (1992)

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1957)

M*A*S*H* (1970) — Cilla A.

Memphis Belle (1990)

The Men (1950)

Mississippi Burning (1988) — Megan W.

The Molly Maguires (1970) Meagan P.

Norma Rae (1979)— Kelly R.

Nixon (1995)

Patton (1970) — Michael G.

Pearl Harbor (2001) Megan M.

Platoon (1986) — Isaac W.

PT 109 (1963)

Reds (1981)

Right Stuff (1983)

Saving Private Ryan (1998) — Alex M.

Scarlet Letter (1995) — Joe C.

The Searchers (1956)

Sergeant York (1941)

Sounder (1972)

Sullivan’s Travels (1941) — Debbi S.

Tea and Sympathy (1956)

They Died With Their Boots On (1942)

Thin Red Line (1998) Rachael A.

We Were Soldiers (2002)

The Untouchables (1987) — Samantha W.

Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)

Recent Films  (may be harder to find sufficient scholarly work on them)

Bobby (2006) —Mike E.

Charlie Wilson’s War (2007)

Cinderella Man (2005)

The Crucible (1996)

Flags of our Fathers (2006)

Good Night, and Good Luck (2005)

The Men (1950)

The New World (2005)

World Trade Center (2006)

Zodiac (2007)

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