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Showbiz Goes to War (1982)

TV Movie  |   |  31 December 1982 (USA)
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90 minute documentary about Hollywood during the war years of World War II and the part they played in assisting the war effort and the kinds of movies and war movies that were made during ... See full summary »

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90 minute documentary about Hollywood during the war years of World War II and the part they played in assisting the war effort and the kinds of movies and war movies that were made during that era. Features a large number of classic clips from old 1940s movies, newsreel footage, shorts and cartoons, in both colour and black-and-white. Written by Jamie Skinner

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According to the article "On the Battlefront" by Clyde Jeavons in the film history tome 'The Movie', " . . . out of approximately 1700 features produced between 1942 and 1945 over 500 about 30%] were war films of one kind or another." See more »

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