Portrait Gallery


Office of Production Management, 1941

Commentary written by Carl Sandburg

Poet and historian turns to films.

Carl Sandburg, famous poet and Pulitizer prize winning historian has turned movie maker. He has just written the commentary for “Bomber,” national defense motion picture produced by the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) film unit. He is shown here in the cutting room with Phillip Martin, film editor and technical supervisor of the film unit. (Library of Congress)

Bomber, Office of Production Management, 1941. (Internet Archive)