- Title: CF781
Group of Hollywood film stars help government sell war bonds - Irene Dunne, Ronald Coleman, Hedy Lamarr, Greer Garson.Good shots of press photographers taking the celebrities' pictures before boarding a train. Train pulls out of station with 'Buy War Bonds' banner on the side. Jimmy Stewart going to enlist in the Air Force. Joe Louis on a ship siging up. Supreme Court Justice Frank Murphy enlists. Jackie Coogan, Tyrone Power, President Roosevelt's son James on an airfield in Egypt, Franklin Roosevelt Jr and Douglas Fairbanks Jr in Army, Clark Gable Enlists in Air Force, John J Pershing's Son.
Movie stars walk arm in arm down train platform in Washington, Stars in open top cars in a parade down Pennsylvania Avenue - Bing Crosby, Jimmy Cagney, Abbott and Costello. Good shot of huge American Flag over the Treasury Steps with crowds waving to the celebrities. crowds of people line up to buy bonds.
Int munitions factory. Good pan across factory floor with women operating machinery. Light artillery being constructed and tested. Lines of guns in a lot out side the factory. Good shot of planes flying in formation over head - British air force leaving for the continent. Air to Air shots of planes. Nice shots coming over the cliffs into France, shadows of planes on fields. Planes dropping bombs on strategic targets in Nazi occupied France.
Night bombers getting ready to fly. Homing pigeons in cages. Lancaster bombers take off at midnight. Anti-Aircraft fire comes towards the planes. Bombers drop flares and bombs on German industrial towns.
- Keywords:WAR EFFORT, USA, HOLLYWOOD, WORLD WAR 2, WW2, WWII, BATTLE OF BRITAIN, BRITAIN, UK, GERMANY, USA, HOME FRONT, WOMEN AT WORK
- Master Title:CF781