Official tribute to the entertainers who kept the troops laughing during World War Two and the Korean War, featuring many stars.
This film, probably made in the early 1950s, is introduced by Celeste Holme. She tells of the tremendous efforts of entertainers who risked their lives to relieve the "boredom, tension and loneliness" of American soldiers the world over. The film is dedicated to the entertainers who gave more than 1/4 million performances in combat areas during the Second World War. Amongst the host of celebrities featured are: Joe E Brown, Anne Sheridan, Carole Lombard, Al Jolson, Bob Hope, Patti Thomas, James Cagney, Ingrid Bergman, Gertrude Lawrence, Gary Cooper, Jack Benny, Irving Berlin and Marlene Dietrich. Amongst the shots of Hollywood stars joining the forces are James Stewart, Tyrone Power, Douglas Fairbanks Junior, Robert Taylor and Clark Gable.