Hollywood At War

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0120010209

Michael Freedland presents a six-part series on how the film capital reacted to the events of the Second World War.

The first part considers the effects of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor on the stars, producers, directors and screenwriters of Tinseltown.

0220010216

Michael Freedland presents a six-part series on how the film capital coped with fostering the US war effort.

This programme looks at the impact of British war films on Hollywood's output, and how Hollywood loved the patriotism and adventure of wartime.

With contributions from Robert Stack, Red Buttons, Joan Leslie, Evelyn Keyes, Betsy Blair and Ronald Neame.

0320010223

Michael Freedland presents a six-part series on how the film capital coped with fostering the US war effort.

This programme focuses on the impact of Hollywood war films, both at the time and on movie history as a whole.

0420010302

Michael Freedland presents a six-part series on how the film capital helped to foster the US war effort.

This programme looks at which Hollywood actors joined the services during the war and those that did not.

Including interviews with Robert Stack, Vincent Sherman, Mel Shavelson, Mickey Rooney, Red Buttons, Michael Winner, Larry Adler and Artie Shaw.

0520010309

Michael Freedland presents a six-part series on how the film capital helped to foster the US war effort.

This edition focuses on President Roosevelt's command to Hollywood to help in the propaganda war against the Russians, which ultimately led to America's blackest hour - the House Un-American Activities Committee hearings.

Including interviews with Larry Adler, Artie Shaw, Sidney Sheldon and Betty Garrett.

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Michael Freedland presents a six-part series on how the film capital helped to foster the US war effort.

In the final part, he assesses the legacy of World War II on Tinsel Town.

With contributions from Artie Shaw, Michael Winner, Robert Stack and Arthur Marx.