Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Fact and Fiction

I've recently watched Hyde Park on Hudson and it made me want to know more! I instantly went on to the library website to find a documentary about FDR and found one called FDR. It was fascinating which is interesting for me because I usually don't find history that fascinating. However because I watched the feature film my interest was piqued. Therefore I decided to make a list of historical movies and their corresponding non-fiction subject headings. This way I am set if I ever want to enjoy the combination again or share the experience.

Fiction - Nonfiction Subject Heading
Amazing Grace - Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833
Anne of the thousand days - Anne Boleyn, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1507-1536
Apocalypto - Mayas
Apollo 13 - Apollo 13 (Spacecraft) Accidents
Black death - Black Death History
Black hawk down - Operation Restore Hope, 1992-1993
Blood diamond - Conflict diamonds Sierra Leone
Braveheart - Scotland History Wallace's Rising, 1297-1304
Cinderella man - Braddock, James J., 1906-
Elizabeth - Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603                   
Elizabeth: the golden age - Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603
Enemy at the gates - Stalingrad, Battle of, Volgograd, Russia, 1942-1943
Glory - United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 54th (1863-1865)
Hotel Rwanda - Rusesabagina, Paul
Hyde Park on Hudson - Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945      
Kingdom of heaven - Jerusalem History Latin Kingdom, 1099-1244
The last of the Mohicans - United States History French and Indian War, 1755-1763
Lawerence of Arabia - Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935
Mary, queen of Scotts - Mary, Queen of Scots, 1542-1587
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World - Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century.
Merry Christmas - Christmas Truce, 1914
Les miserables - Paris (France) Social life and customs 19th century.
The patriot - United States History Revolution, 1775-1783
The pianist - Szpilman, Wladyslaw.
The right stuff - United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Saving private Ryan - World War, 1939-1945
Schindler's list - Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Sometimes in April - Rwanda -- History -- Civil War, 1994 -- Atrocities.
Zulu - Zulu War, 1879

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