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World War II in Film Livestream
April 24, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
What was the movie industry like during World War II? Hollywood films provided entertainment and comfort, plus served as a distraction while the United States was involved in World War II. Using letters, diaries, magazines, newspapers, and interviews, this session will focus on the experience of going to the movies between 1939 and 1945. Which films were the most popular? How were the movies advertised? What role did Hollywood play in supporting the war effort? Grab some popcorn and come learn about the movies.
Though free and open to all, registration is necessary and limited to 100. (register on Zoom at: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0E4OMW7IQSmUREU_ctjDuQ) or go to https://vawarmemorial.org/learn/livestreams/