The Decade You Were Born 40s (2012) – By Jason S. Lockard

Ever wonder what life was really like the decade you were born? Well thanks to Mill Creek Entertainment, wonder no more!

If you were born in the 40s, your decade began with the election of Franklin Delano Roosevelt to an unprecedented third term. American workers got the forty hour work week. The attack on Pearl Harbor. The United Nations was founded. Walt Disney Studios released Fantasia and Pinocchio and Glen Miller wrote the decade’s signature song, In the Mood. These are just some of the headlines highlighted in the 1940s.

This 4 hour and 20 minute DVD features a 92 minute documentary highlighting some of the most famous news headlines, movie clips, TV and innovations in that decade. This Documentary will take you back in time, to the days in which you or your parents were born.

This DVD is loaded with bonus features; includes a feature film, Judy Garland in ‘Till the clouds roll by’, a bio-pic of Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern. A TV episode of The Lone Ranger. commercials, trailers and an interactive timeline. Enough to keep you entertained for an evening.

So if you were born in the 40s or your parents were or if you just want to learn a little more about the 40s pick up this DVD. Your not going to find a DVD packed with more info about the 40s than this one! You can pick it up at or at your local Walmart.

Moral Rating: Nothing Offensive
Audience: All
Genre: Documentary
Length: Over 4 hours
Released: 2012
Our Rating: A-