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Larry Cappetto independent film collection, 2003-2004
Overview of the Collection
- Cappetto, Larry
- Larry Cappetto independent film collection
- 2003-2004 (inclusive)20032004
- 1 VHS videocassette
- Collection Number
- The Larry Cappetto independent film collection (2004) consists of a documentary about the survivors of World War II's D-Day. Many of the veterans interviewd are Utah natives. Larry Cappetto is a Colorado based documentary filmmaker. This film premiered at the Salt Lake City Public Library. This collection is part of the Utah Independent Film Archive (UIFA).
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
- Access Restrictions
Materials must be used on-site; no use of original material, access copies will be made available for viewing. Five business days advanced notice required. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law, condition of the material, or by donor.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Larry Cappetto is a documentarian from Grand Junction, Colorado. A graduate of Mesa State College, Cappetto specializes in documenting the experiences of United States veterans of foreign wars with his Lest They Be Forgotten series. Most of the series' 12 volumes focus on World War II, but the series also contains episodes about American veterans of wars in Korea and Vietnam.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The Larry Cappetto independent film collection (2004) consists of a documentary about the survivors of World War II's D-Day. Many of the veterans interviewd are Utah natives. This film premiered at the Salt Lake City Public Library on March 26, 2004. This collection is part of the Utah Independent Film Archive (UIFA).
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
Lest They Be Forgotten volume I: "Omaha Beach, D-Day, June 6, 1944"
Veterans of the D-Day landing in Normandy, France describe their experiences fighting in World War II. Interviews with veterans, including many Utah natives, were conducted by Cappetto in 2004. 58 minutes.
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Independent filmmakers
- World War II
Form or Genre Terms
- Moving images