Entertaining the Troops: American Entertainers in World War II (1989)

Genres - Film, TV & Radio, History, Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Military & War, Standup Comedy, Vocal Music  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |  
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Entertainment history. Uses film clips and contemporary interviews to show what Hollywood did during World War II in raising money for the war and entertaining the troops. Shows entertainer Bob Hope and his performing troupe today. Other entertainers include Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour, The Andrews Sisters, Jack Benny, Lena Horne, Dinah Shore, Lucille Ball, Jimmy Durante, Red Skelton and Eddie Cantor.

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entertainer, fundraiser, Hollywood, newsreels, troops, war