4-F Blues: A novel of WWII Hollywood [NOOK Book]

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It was WWII and the film capital was trying to adjust to blackouts, rationing, and millions of servicemen passing through town. Motion pictures, a powerful aide to the righteous allied cause, were being turned out by the hundreds. Studios conducted huge, glittering bond drives while formations of B-24s overhead dipped their wings. In the midst of all this, Hollywood stunt man Tom Driscoll, classified as 4-F and unable to do what he wanted most - fight for his country - was about to serve his country in a way he ...
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4-F Blues: A novel of WWII Hollywood

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Overview

It was WWII and the film capital was trying to adjust to blackouts, rationing, and millions of servicemen passing through town. Motion pictures, a powerful aide to the righteous allied cause, were being turned out by the hundreds. Studios conducted huge, glittering bond drives while formations of B-24s overhead dipped their wings. In the midst of all this, Hollywood stunt man Tom Driscoll, classified as 4-F and unable to do what he wanted most - fight for his country - was about to serve his country in a way he never expected. This is a fascinating story of a Hollywood long gone, when everyone banded against the enemy... Almost everyone.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780918915221
  • Publisher: SCB Distributors
  • Publication date: 8/24/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,168,931
  • File size: 546 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 23, 2001

    Inside the inside of Hollywood!

    This was a fascinating read! The quick pace of the plot and the wit of the author combined for a page-turning few hours. I kept wondering who these characters were in 'real life' and who'll play them in the movie- hope there is one. Don't want to give the plot away, but if you are of a certain vintage, you'll recognize the types from way back. If you are younger, you'll find an insight into Hollywood during WWII.

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