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The Marshall Plan films about Greece
Katerina Loukopoulou

, when he personally hired renowned fiction film director Frank Capra to work on the Why We Fight non-fiction film series (1942–5). Marshall even publicly defended his mobilisation of cinema at the Senate in response to accusations of trivialisation of the war effort. 5 While the Why We Fight series was produced for US audiences, the MP documentary films were commissioned exclusively for European ones, while a parallel and

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Juvenile actors and humanitarian sentiment in the 1940s
Michael Lawrence

Capra, 1951). 42 A. Bazin , ‘ Germany, Year Zero’ , in B. Cardullo (ed.), Bazin at Work: Major Essays and Reviews from the Forties and Fifties , trans. A. Piette and B. Cardullo ( New York and London : Routledge , 1997 ), p. 121 . 43 Anon ., ‘ Three Little Movie Girls ’, LIFE (26 February 1945 ), pp. 71

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