Main Street on the March!

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Main Street on the March!
Directed by Edward Cahn
Produced by John Nesbitt
Written by Karl Kamb
Starring John Nesbitt
Music by David Snell
Cinematography Jackson Rose
Edited by Harry Komer
Distributed by MGM
Release date
  • 1941 (1941)
Running time
20 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Main Street on the March! is a 1941 American short historical film directed by Edward Cahn. It won an Academy Award at the 14th Academy Awards for Best Short Subject (Two-Reel).[1][2] The 20-minute film gives a brief history of events in Europe and the U.S. in the year and a half leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor.


Robert Blake, then 8 years old, makes a cameo appearance in a kitchen scene.


  1. ^ "The 14th Academy Awards (1942) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2013-06-25. 
  2. ^ "New York Times: Main Street on the March!". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-05-17. 

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