"March of Time" Collection. 1934 - 1951. March of Time Documentary/Newsreel Films Relating to U.S. History, Government, Politics, Culture, and International Affairs. 1935 - 1953. SHOW-BUSINESS AT WAR

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"March of Time" Collection. 1934 - 1951. March of Time Documentary/Newsreel Films Relating to U.S. History, Government, Politics, Culture, and International Affairs. 1935 - 1953. SHOW-BUSINESS AT WAR

"March of Time" Collection. 1934 - 1951. March of Time Documentary/Newsreel Films Relating to U.S. History, Government, Politics, Culture, and International Affairs. 1935 - 1953. SHOW-BUSINESS AT WAR

1943

Explains the impact of war upon U.S. show business. Reel 1, Tyrone Power and Clark Gable are inducted. Stage and screen, stars, including Carol Lombard, sell bonds. Military instructional films are made in the Disney Studios. Irving Berlin appears in scenes from "This is the Army." U.S.O. shows are presented in canteens, hospitals, and factories. Reel 2, the Ballet Russe appears at a military post. Edgar Bergen performs for servicemen. Screen stars appear at the Hollywood Canteen. Joe E. Brown and Al Jolson perform at an overseas base. Stage and screen stars perform on radio shows that are transmitted overseas.

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