Pittsburgh, PA – December 8, 2006 – Inecom Entertainment Company, a producer and distributor of documentary and instructional films has announced the worldwide release of Blood and Oil – The Middle East in World War I. The DVD is on sale at video stores, Internet retailers, educational and institutional distributors and large retail chains.
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Callaghan thought it was time that a film provide more detail on the expansive
and complex theater of operations that took place in the
Blood and Oil - The
Middle East in World War I examines
the devastating conflict and Western political intrigue that laid the foundation
for wars, coups, revolts and military interventions in the
Producer Callaghan has
this to say about the U.S. Defense Department's handling of the war in Iraq,
been concerned about the Defense Department's use of a false model in dealing
films of the Great War, primary Middle Eastern battles portrayed were the
Gallipoli campaign and the exploits of T.E. Lawrence in the Arab Revolt.
Over the years, filmmakers from
documented – military and political – feature numerous, intriguing key players,
and details of how
close study of this conflict provides two important lessons:
1. The Treaty of Versailles, agreed to by the Western Powers in 1919, paved the way for military and political chaos in the
2. Oil reserves in the
Written and produced by Marty Callaghan (Archives of War, Remember Pearl Harbor: America Taken by Surprise), and distributed by Inecom Entertainment, this feature-length documentary film follows conflict from the Ottoman Empire's entry into the Great War in October 1914 to the Allied victory and declaration of the new Turkish Republic in 1923, and the hostilities that have plagued the region since. The 112-minute DVD also features extended expert commentary.
About Inecom Entertainment Company
Inecom Entertainment Company (www.Inecom.com) finances and distributes independent films by partnering with innovative producers and enlisting celebrated talent such as Ronald F. Maxwell, Richard Dreyfuss, Keith Carradine, David Carradine, Hal Holbrook and Gene Wilder.
Since 2001, Inecom has released nine feature documentaries and multiple instructional films for USA and international distribution including EXPO – Magic of the White City narrated by Gene Wilder, Gettysburg and Stories of Valor narrated by Keith Carradine, Johnstown Flood narrated by Richard Dreyfuss, and Horses of Gettysburg and Lincoln and Lee at Antietam – The Cost of Freedom narrated by Ronald F. Maxwell. Inecom’s upcoming productions include Silent Wings - American Glider Pilots of World War II narrated by Hal Holbrook, World War 1 – American Legacy narrated by David Carradine, The Clara Barton Story and Winters of War.
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