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Author Harris, Mark.

Title Five came back : a story of Hollywood and the Second World War / Mark Harris.

Publication Info. New York : The Penguin Press, 2015.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Colona District PL Stacks - CLNG-7  791.45 HAR    AVAILABLE
 Limestone Twp Lib Display Case - LIBB-2  791.4302 HAR    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Adult Non-Fiction - NLBB-1  791.430 HAR    AVAILABLE
Description 511 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references( pages 489-494) and index.
Contents Prologue: Pearl Harbor -- "The only way I could survive": Hollywood, March 1938-April 1939 -- "The dictates of my heart and blood": Hollywood and Washington, April 1939-May 1940 -- "You must not realize that there is a war going on": Hollywood, June-September 1940 -- "What's the good of a message?": Hollywood, early 1941 -- "The most dangerous fifth column in our country": Hollywood and Washington, July-December 1941 -- "Do I have to wait for orders?": Hollywood, Washington, and Hawaii, December 1941-April 1942 -- "I've only got one German": Hollywood, December 1941-April 1942 -- "It's going to be a problem and a battle": Washington, March-June 1942 -- "All I know is that I'm not courageous": Midway and Washington, June-August 1942 -- "Can you use me?" Washington and Hollywood, August-September 1942 -- "A good partner to have in times of trouble": England, North Africa, and Hollywood, September 1942-January 1943 -- "You might as well run into it as away from it": The Aleution islands, Hollywood, Washington, and North Africa, September, 1942-May 1943 -- "Just enough to make it seem less than real": England, Hollywood, and Washington, January-May 1943 -- "Coming along with us just for pictures?": Washington, England, and New York, March-July 1943 -- "How to live in the army": North Africa, Hollywood, Florida, and Washington, Summer 1943 -- "I'm the wrong man for that stuff": Washington, Hollywood and England, June-December 1943 -- "I have to do a good job": England and Italy, October 1943-January 1944 -- "We really don't know what goes on beneath the surface": Washington, The China-Burma-India theater, Italy and New York, September 1943-March 1944 -- "If you believe this, we thank you": Hollywood and England, March-May 1944 -- "A sporadic raid of sorts on the continent": Hollywood, Washington, and New York, March-May 1944 -- "If you see it, shoot it": France, June-July 1944 -- "If Hitler can hold out, so can I": Hollywood and Washington, July-December 1944 -- "Time and us marches on": France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, and England, July 1944-January 1945 -- "Who you working for--yourself?": Hollywood, Florida, Italy, and New York, February-May 1945 -- "Where I learned about life": Germany, March-August 1945 -- "What's this picture for?": Washington and Hollywood, summer 1945 -- "An angry past commingled with the future in a storm": Hollywood, New York, and Germany, 1945 -- "A straight face and a painfully maturing mind": Hollywood, New York and Washington, December 1945-March 1946 -- "Closer to what is going on in the world": Hollywood, May 1946-February 1947.
Summary Traces the World War II experiences of five legendary directors including John Ford, William Wyler, John Huston, Frank Capra and George Stevens to assess the transformative impact of the war and period beliefs on Hollywood.
Subject World War (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst01180924
Chronological Term 1939 - 1945
Subject Motion picture industry -- California -- Los Angeles -- History.
Motion pictures -- United States -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Motion pictures and the war.
Motion picture industry. (OCoLC)fst01027150
Motion pictures. (OCoLC)fst01027285
War and motion pictures. (OCoLC)fst01919878
California -- Los Angeles. (OCoLC)fst01204540
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780143126836 (paperback)
0143126830 (paperback)

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