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MEDIA CLIPS
Some Audie Murphy Multi-Media Clips

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ALABAMA WAR MEMORIAL SPEECH
Audie Murphy, 1968
  • Original Format: Audio recording.
  • Media: YouTube video presentation
  • Length: 5 minutes, 42 seconds
  • Source: YouTube Channel Audie Murphy American Legend
  • Copyright: YouTube Channel Audie Murphy American Legend
  • Description: A speech originally delivered in 1968 by Audie Murphy at the dedication of the Alabama War Memorial. Although the text transcript of the full speech has been preserved over the years, an actual audio recording of the speech was believed never made. Recently a recording of the speech was discovered by Audie Murphy historian, Dave Phillips.
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AN AMERICAN HERO
From OldBlueWebDesigns.com
  • Media: Video clip.
  • Format: ShockWave Flash (SWF) file format
  • Size: approximately 2.24 megabytes
  • Source: www.oldbluewebdesigns.com
  • Copyright:©2006, OldBlueWebDesigns.com (see website for details).
  • Permission: Written permission to post the file granted by OldBlueWebsites.com. Permission to use granted for educational, non-commercial purposes.
  • Modification: Video clip may not be modified.
  • Description: An inspirational Shockwave-flash video clip with music and a series of photographs and information about Audie Murphy.
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ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY CEREMONY
Pentagon Channel, Department of Defense Television
  • Media: video clip
  • Original Source: The Pentagon Channel, Department of Defense News
  • Reporter: Staff Sergeant Dion Moses
  • Source: YouTube.com
  • Copyright: none (public domain)
  • Broadcast Date: September 18, 2012
  • Description: The legend and legacy of Audie Murphy endures and continues to grow as the Department of Defense in this video unequivocally declares that Audie Murphy was "America's most decorated soldier of World War II. The memorial ceremony conducted by the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club (SAMC) is also attended by the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Sergeant Major Bryan Battaglia, USMC who speaks of the respect and adulation Audie is held to even to this day by all members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
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ARMY HOUR, 1960
From National Archives and Records Administration.
  • Media: audio clip
  • Format: MP3 file format
  • Size: approximately 7.28 megabytes
  • Source: National Archives and Records Administration
  • ARC Identifier: 110203
  • Copyright: none (public domain)
  • Recording Date: 17 August 1960
  • Interviewer: PFC Ralph McDermott
  • Description: An excerpt from an hour long radio broadcast recorded by the U.S. Army in Europe. Recorded during Audie Murphy's visit to Germany during the filming of the Army documentary THE BROKEN BRIDGE. The audio clip begins with the singing of the 3rd Infantry Division's theme song, "Dogface Soldier", by the Army Band and Army Chorus.
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ARMY HOUR, 1963
From National Archives and Records Administration.
  • Media: audio clip
  • Format: MP3 file format
  • Size: approximately 4.53 megabytes
  • Source: National Archives and Records Administration
  • ARC Identifier: 110356
  • Copyright: none (public domain)
  • Recording Date: 11 November 1963
  • Interviewer: Vince D'Angelo
  • Description: Audie Murphy discusses changes in the Army when he is interviewed by the U.S. Army during a 1963 visit to Europe.
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ARMY RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT #1
From National Archives and Records Administration.
  • Media: audio clip
  • Format: MP3 file format
  • Size: approximately 940 kilobytes
  • Source: U.S. Army Public Affairs
  • Copyright: none (public domain)
  • Description: The first recording in a series of six public service announcements made for the U.S. Army.
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ARMY RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT #2
From National Archives and Records Administration.
  • Media: audio clip
  • Format: MP3 file format
  • Size: approximately 691 kilobytes
  • Source: U.S. Army Public Affairs
  • Copyright: none (public domain)
  • Description: The second recording in a series of six public service announcements made for the U.S. Army.
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ARMY RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT #3
From National Archives and Records Administration.
  • Media: audio clip
  • Format: MP3 file format
  • Size: approximately 738 kilobytes
  • Source: U.S. Army Public Affairs
  • Copyright: none (public domain)
  • Description: The third recording in a series of six public service announcements made for the U.S. Army.
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ARMY RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT #4
From National Archives and Records Administration.
  • Media: audio clip
  • Format: MP3 file format
  • Size: approximately 924 kilobytes
  • Source: U.S. Army Public Affairs
  • Copyright: none (public domain)
  • Description: The fourth recording in a series of six public service announcements made for the U.S. Army.
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ARMY RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT #5
From National Archives and Records Administration.
  • Media: audio clip
  • Format: MP3 file format
  • Size: approximately 0.99 megabytes
  • Source: U.S. Army Public Affairs
  • Copyright: none (public domain)
  • Description: The fifth recording in a series of six public service announcements made for the U.S. Army.
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ARMY RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT #6
From National Archives and Records Administration.
  • Media: audio clip
  • Format: MP3 file format
  • Size: approximately 0.99 megabytes
  • Source: U.S. Army Public Affairs
  • Copyright: none (public domain)
  • Description: The sixth recording in a series of six public service announcements made for the U.S. Army.
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AUDIE MURPHY IS A HERO
YouTube Music Video/Photo Montage
  • Media: Slide show and Song
  • Created by: Debbie and David Williams, July 2009
  • Singer: Bonnie Tyler
  • Length: 5 mins, 40 secs.
  • Source: YouTube.com
  • Description: A stirring montage of Audie Murphy photos set to the rousing music and words of Bonnie Tyler's Holding Out For A Hero.
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AUDIE'S MOST MEMORABLE MOMENT VIDEO
YouTube Video
  • Media: Mixed video and audio clip
  • Soundtrack Source: National Archives and Records Administration
  • Soundtrack ARC Identifier: 110356
  • Copyright: none (public domain)
  • Soundtrack Recording Date: 11 November 1963
  • Interviewer: Vince D'Angelo
  • Description: Audie Murphy discusses changes in the Army and his most memorable moment during a 1963 "Army Hour" inverview. The radio program has been set to the backdrop of footage from World War II, Europe. Posted by Dave Phillips ("Audiesdad") as part of an ongoing petition effort to honor Audie Murphy with the Presidential of Freedom Medal.
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A&E BIOGRAPHY® FULL EPISODE
From A&E Networks.
  • Media: video
  • Format: Streaming web-based video
  • Length: 43 minutes, 34 seconds
  • Source: A&E BIOGRAPHY®
  • Copyright:copyrighted by A&E BIOGRAPHY®
  • Description: The full length A&E BIOGRAPHY® episode on Audie Murphy. This file cannot be downloaded or altered. It can be viewed on the A&E BIOGRAPHY® website and only from within the United States.
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A&E BIOGRAPHY® INTRODUCTION
From A&E Networks.
  • Media: video clip
  • Format: Windows Media Video (WMV) file format
  • Size: approximately 4 megabytes
  • Source: Extracted from the BIOGRAPHY® episode Audie Murphy Great American Hero.
  • Copyright:©1996, A&E Networks, Inc.
  • Permission: Written permission to create and post the file granted by A&E Networks, Inc. Permission to use granted for educational, non-commercial purposes.
  • Modification: Film clip may not be modified.
  • Purchase: Full episode available in DVD format (see Videos / CD's for sources).
  • Narrator: Peter Graves
  • Description: A one minute excerpt from the 1996 BIOGRAPHY® episode. Students can download this clip and easily embed it in multi-media augment reports and other educational projects.
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BEYOND THE CALL
Public Domain
  • Media: Army documentary
  • Documentary Series: The Big Picture
  • Episode: Beyond the Call
  • Release Year: 1958
  • Copyright: none (public domain)
  • Length: 27 mins, 54 secs.
  • Source 1: Library of Congress (LOC# unknown)
  • Source 2: Archives.org
  • Source 3: YouTube.com
  • Description: An army documentary of military heroes from the first world war through the Korean war. Audie Murphy makes an appearance using army file footage shot during TO HELL AND BACK and other army productions about 15 minutes, 30 seconds into the film.
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BROKEN BRIDGE
YouTube Video
  • Media: Army documentary
  • Documentary Series: The Big Picture
  • Episode: Broken Bridge
  • Release Year: 1960
  • Copyright: none (public domain)
  • Length: 27 mins, 58 secs.
  • Source: YouTube.com
  • Posted by: Public.Resource.Org
  • Description: In an episode from the military film series entitled "The Big Picture" Audie Murphy discusses advancements to military weapons and the introduction of missle systems to the U.S. Army. Filmed in locations in the United States and Europe.
  • Note: This film is also available through the National Archives and Records Administration.
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DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT
CBS, ABC, and NBC
  • Media: filmclip
  • Original Source: CBS, ABC, and NBC News
  • Original Broadcast Date: May 31, 1971
  • Compiled Length: 1 minute, 24 seconds
  • Source: YouTube.com
  • Description: Audie Murphy's confirmed death was announced by the leading television nightly news anchors including Walter Cronkite and Harry Reasoner.
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FOOLISH CLOCK
YouTube Music Video
  • Media: Song
  • Release Year: 1962
  • Lyrics: Scott Turner, and Audie Murphy
  • Composer: Scott Turner
  • Publisher: Retro
  • Singer: Harry Nilsson
  • Length: 2 mins, 15 secs.
  • Source: YouTube.com
  • Description: Harry Nilsson sings "Foolish Clock". Recorded as "The Only Light" in the album Harry Nilsson '62 The Record Sessions.
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INTERVIEW, ARMY BUDDY
YouTube Video
  • Media: Video Interview
  • Interviewer: Dave Phillips
  • Video compiled by: Dave Phillips
  • Description: An audio interview with WWII veteran, Richard Andrew Robinson (1922 - 2012), who served with Audie Murphy from Anzio to the end of the war. Mr. Robinson was a member of B Company, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. The audio interview is over-layed with actual WWII European Theater of Operations public domain combat footage obtained from the National Archives and Records Administration.
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NATIONAL COWBOY HALL OF FAME INDUCTION
1996
  • Media: Video clip.
  • Source: YouTube.comt
  • Length: 21 minutes, 6 seconds
  • Original Source: Unknown
  • Description: Audie's sisters Nadine and Billie accept the award from Jane Russell and Jack Elam. Ernest Borgnine takes the stage and chokes up reflecting not only on his own life and accomplishments but on Audie Murphy as well.
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PHOTOGRAPHIC / VIDEO TRIBUTE TO AUDIE MURPHY
YouTube Video
  • Media: Video
  • Soundtrack Source: Music by Billy Dean
  • Description: A video tribute to Audie Murphy consisting of a photographic collection of images set to the popular music of Billy Dean. Posted by Dave Phillips ("Audiesdad") as part of an ongoing petition effort to honor Audie Murphy with the Presidential of Freedom Medal.
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PLEASE MR. MUSIC MAN PLAY A SONG FOR ME
YouTube Music Video
  • Media: Song
  • Release Year: 1962
  • Lyrics: Scott Turner, and Audie Murphy
  • Composer: Scott Turner
  • Singer: Harry Nilsson
  • Length: 2 mins, 58 secs.
  • Source: YouTube.com
  • Description: Harry Nilsson sings "Please Mr. Music Man Play a Song For Me". Also recorded by Dick Contino.
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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
Armed Forces Network (AFN)
  • Media: Video clip.
  • Format: public service announcement
  • Length: 40 seconds
  • Source: Armed Forces Network (AFN)
  • Description: A military public service announcement in the form of a quiz question which appeared on the Armed Forces Network (AFN) in 2012.
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PRESIDENT OBAMA REAFFIRMS AUDIE MURPHY AS MOST DECORATED
Speech during a Medal Of Honor Presentation Ceremony
  • Media: videoclip
  • Recording date: November 16, 2010
  • Original Source: White House Press Interview
  • Length: 23 secs.
  • Source: YouTube.com
  • Description: President Barrack O'Bama awards the Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Sal Guinta for heroism in Afghanistan reaffirming that Audie Murphy isthe most decorated soldier in World War II.
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SAGA OF AUDIE MURPHY
YouTube Music Video
  • Media: Music Video
  • Soundtrack Source: Music by Billy Dean
  • Description: A collection of video clips set to the ballad "Saga of Audie Murphy" by Jacky and Teresa True. Posted by Dave Phillips ("Audiesdad") as part of an ongoing petition effort to honor Audie Murphy with the Presidential of Freedom Medal.
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SAVINGS BONDS PROMOTION
With Barbara Rush, John McIntire, and Terry Murphy
  • Media: videoclip
  • Recording date: 1955
  • Original Source: US Treasury Department/li>
  • Copyright: public domain/li>
  • Length: 2 minutes, 58 secs.
  • Source: YouTube.com
  • Description: Audie Murphy, with his son Terry Murphy, promotes U.S. Savings bonds when they meet film stars Barbara Rush and John McIntyre at the Universal movie studio commissary.
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SHUTTERS AND BOARDS
YouTube Music Video
  • Media: Song
  • Release Year: 1962
  • Studio: Camp and Canyon Music
  • Lyrics: Audie Murphy and Scott Turner
  • Composer: Scott Turner
  • Singer: Jerry Wallace
  • Length: 2 mins, 55 secs.
  • Source: YouTube.com
  • Description: Jerry Wallace sings the hit "Shutters and Boards" written and composed in 1962 by Audie Murphy and Scott Turner.
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TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES APOLOGIES TO AUDIE MURPHY
Apology by Ben Mankiewicz
  • Media: Video clip.
  • Source: YouTube.comt
  • Length: 55 seconds
  • Original Source: Turner Classic Movies
  • Description: Ben Mankiewicz apologies for incorrectly stated remarks made when introducing Audie Murphy prior to broadcasting a rerun of TO HELL AND BACK.
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THE ONLY LIGHT I EVER NEED IS YOU
YouTube Music Video
  • Media: Song
  • Release Year: 1962
  • Lyrics: Guy Mitchell, Scott Turner, and Audie Murphy
  • Composer: Scott Turner
  • Publisher: 4 Star Recording
  • Singer: Harry Nilsson
  • Length: 2 mins, 29 secs.
  • Source: YouTube.com
  • Description: Harry Nilsson sings "The Only Light I Ever Need is You". Recorded as "The Only Light" in the album Harry Nilsson '62 The Record Sessions.
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WAS IT ALL WORTH LOVING YOU
YouTube Music Video
  • Media: Song
  • Release Year: 1970
  • Lyrics: Scott Turner, and Audie Murphy
  • Composer: Terry Eddleman
  • Publisher: Pi-Gem Pub. Co., Inc.
  • Singer: Charly Pride
  • Length: 2 mins, 50 secs.
  • Source: YouTube.com
  • Description: Charly Pride sings "Was It All Worth Losing You". Recorded as "The Only Light" in the album The Incomparable Charlie Pride.
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WHAT'S MY LINE
YouTube Video Clip
  • Media: video clip
  • Date: July 3, 1955
  • Length: 4 minutes, 56 seconds
  • Source: YouTube.com
  • Copyright: unknown
  • Host: John Daly
  • Description: Audie Murphy is the third guest to sign in and is the episode's "Mystery Guest" during game number 3. He was preceeded in game 1 by a professional flagpole sitter and in by a false teeth saleswoman in game 2.
  • Note: This video clip, probably recorded on VHS by someone when aired as a rerun on TV, is posted on YouTube. The editing is choppy but the footage is clear and easy to understand.
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WHEN THE WIND BLOWS IN CHICAGO
YouTube Music Video
  • Media: Song
  • Release Year: 1962
  • Lyrics: Audie Murphy and Scott Turner
  • Composer: Scott Turner
  • Singer: Roy Clark
  • Length: 2 mins, 12 secs.
  • Source: YouTube.com
  • Description: Roy Clark sings live on stage "When the Wind Blows in Chicago" on March 3, 1965 during a telecast of the television show "Shindig".
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YOU ASKED FOR IT
Interview and Demonstration
  • Media: videoclip
  • Release Year: 1958
  • Original Source: ABC and Dumont Production
  • Host: Jack Smith
  • Length: 7 mins, 56 secs.
  • Source: YouTube.com
  • Description: Audie is interviewed in this 1958 ABC TV series about his passion for horses. During the interview he demonstrates his prize quarter horse "Joe Queen" and some of the things that the horse could do.
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