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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Showbiz Goes to War
(1982) reports that movie bond trailers brought in billions of dollars in for the war effort but more money was brought in when Hollywood movie stars went on the road, traveling and entertaining on a personal basis, face to face with the American public. See more