Radio: New Picture, May 9, 1949

Crusade in Europe (MARCH OF TIME), a film history of the Second World War in the West, based on General Dwight D. Eisenhower's bestselling book (TIME, Nov. 22), is the most ambitious film yet made for television. Sponsored by TIME & LIFE, it will begin this week over the ABC-TV network, will be seen over stations in 32 cities. Crusade will be released in 26 weekly episodes of 20 minutes each; the whole series may then be repeated twice."

The film is a skillful editing job of footage shot chiefly by military photographers, both Allied and Axis. In selecting the material,...

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