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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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Originally, Hollywood movies were impartial and neutral to the Second World War during America's isolationist period, before they entered World War II. But according to this documentary, the films eventually started to take sides and added propaganda messages to their movies. See more »

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Features Stage Door Canteen (1943) See more »

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