Hollywood reinvents history as pro-Western propaganda.
by Stephen Lendman
Hollywood's complicity with Washington is longstanding. Movie moguls are duplicitous. The only thing they like like better than good films are good deals.
Washington's requests are prioritized. Scripts feature pro-Western propaganda. "Operation Hollywood" explains.
Daily Variety/Hollywood Reporter David Robb's book discussed Hollywood's longstanding relationship with the Pentagon.
It began post-WW 1. The 1927 silent film "Wings" starred Clara Bow. It launched Gary Cooper's career. It was about two WW I fighter pilot friends. It won Hollywood's first best picture award.
" Hollywood Goes to War: How Politics, Profits and Propaganda Shaped World War II Movies " tells more. Clayton Koppes and Gregory Black explained. It discusses Franklin Roosevelt's Office of War Information. It had enormous influence on Hollywood.