America Goes to War: The Home Front (1998)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Social History  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Synopsis

A review of show business's support of the war effort. Included: service clubs; Dinah Shore leading tours through the Hollywood Canteen; and Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra pitching war bonds. Host: Eric Sevareid.

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home-front, world-war, American [nationality], civilian, transformation, ethics, rationing, Hollywood, newsreels, servicemen, USO-entertainer, USO-show, war-bonds