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Blood and Oil: The Middle East in World War I

2006 Rated NR 1hr 52m

The events of World War I that laid the groundwork for today's conflicts in the Middle East are detailed in this fascinating history. After the 1918 demise of the Ottoman Empire, the Treaty of Versailles paved the way for political instability in the region. At the same time, Western powers took note of the area's rich oil reserves, initiating a campaign of economic, diplomatic and military intrusion that continues to this day.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W & Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary; closed captioned.