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    Hollywood's South Seas and the Pacific War

    By: Sean Brawley & Chris Dixon

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    ISBN
    9780230116566
    Date Released
    Binding
    Hardcover
    Pages
    263
    Dimensions
    140 x 229 x 20mm

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    "Hollywood's South Seas and the Pacific War explores the expectations, experiences, and reactions of Allied servicemen and women who served in the wartime Pacific. Viewing the South Pacific through the lens of Hollywood's South Seas, Americans and their Allies expected to find glamorous women who resembled the famous "sarong girl," Dorothy Lamour. But Dorothy was nowhere to be seen. Despite those disappointments popular images proved resilient, and at war's end the "old" South Seas re-emerged almost unscathed. Based on extensive archival research, Hollywood's South Seas and the Pacific War explores the intersections between military experiences and cultural history"--
    ISBN:
    9780230116566
    Publication Date:
    07 / 08 / 2012
    Pages:
    263
    Dimensions:
    140 x 229 x 20mm

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