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
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Before World War II was over, according to this doc, Hollywood movie stars had exceeded every war bonds quota given to them by the US Government Treasury, exemplifying the power of their appeal. An original target of $ US 500 million was exceeded, amounting to $ US 16,080 million. During the Second World War, Hollywood movie stars sold billions of dollars worth of war bonds. See more