A look at the many ways Hollywood contributes to the war effort. Stars and studio heads are in the service, cinematographers train soldier and sailors, John Ford heads a military film office, first-run films are shipped around the world for showing at bases, radio and movie personalities make stateside appearances, well-knows actors sell war bonds, actresses dance with servicemen at the Hollywood Canteen, and intrepid stars make overseas trips to entertain troops near the front. From training films to propaganda to morale boosting: Hollywood does it all. Written by
Did You Know?
Prints of this short film survive in the Library of Congress, and the UCLA Film and Television Archives. See more
All credited cast members are identified by the narrator, except the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo
, which is identified by a sign at the venue where they perform. See more
Followed by Is Everybody Happy?
This Is the Army, Mr Jones
Written by Irving Berlin
Played by the band as the soldiers march into the buildong See more