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Entertaining the troops : American entertainers in World War II

Author: Robert MuggeBob HopeBing CrosbyJack BennyDorothy LamourAll authors
Publisher: Pottstown, PA : MVD Visual, 2015.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Fullscreen versionView all editions and formats
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"World War II affected everyone, and everyone found his or her own way of helping the cause. For American entertainers, choices included enlisting, selling war bonds, visiting the wounded, and entertaining the troops. In this documentary, filmmaker Robert Mugge pays tribute to hundreds of well-known (and not so well-known) performers who assisted the military both at home and abroad"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Stand-up comedy
Documentary films
Feature films
Humor
Nonfiction films
Stand-up comedy routines
Named Person: Bob Hope; Bob Hope; Bob Hope
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Mugge; Bob Hope; Bing Crosby; Jack Benny; Dorothy Lamour; Frances Langford; Bud Abbott; Lou Costello; Lena Horne; Carole Landis; Dinah Shore; Jerry Colonna; Danny Kaye; Eddie Anderson; Larry Adler; Kay Kyser; Cass Daley; Irving Berlin; Humphrey Bogart; James Cagney; Marlene Dietrich; Carole Lombard; Edward G Robinson; Mel Blanc; Erich Roland; Andrews Sisters,; Musicam Limited (Firm),; MVD Visual (Firm),
OCLC Number: 911413686
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Originally released as a documentary film in 2015.
Credits: Director of photography, Erich Roland ; editor, Robert Mugge.
Performer(s): Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Jack Benny, Dorothy Lamour, Frances Langford, The Andrews Sisters, Abbott and Costello, Lena Horne, Carole Landis, Dinah Shore, Jerry Colonna, Danny Kaye, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Larry Adler, Kay Kyser, Cass Daley, Irving Berlin, Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney, Marlene Dietrich, Carole Lombard, Edward G. Robinson, Mel Blanc.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, black and white & color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Bob Hope :
American entertainers in World War II
American entertainers in World War 2
Responsibility: Musicam Limited ; produced, written and directed by Robert Mugge.

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"World War II affected everyone, and everyone found his or her own way of helping the cause. For American entertainers, choices included enlisting, selling war bonds, visiting the wounded, and entertaining the troops. In this documentary, filmmaker Robert Mugge pays tribute to hundreds of well-known (and not so well-known) performers who assisted the military both at home and abroad"--Container.

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