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by D. G. Bridson with recorded interviews and statements 'by Jean Simmons , Bob Hope
Alfred Hitchcock , Sam Goldwyn and other
Hollywood personalities
Produced by Joe Burroughs
Series edited by Dennis Bardens
Over two and a half billion dollars are invested in the American film indus ry. A quarter of a million people are employed in matang American pictures. D. G. Bridson has just finished an on-the-spot enquiry into the Hollywood way of life, and in 'two programmes, of which this is the first, tells of the problems-financial, social, political, and moral—that face Hollywood today.


Unknown: D. G. Bridson
Unknown: Jean Simmons
Unknown: Bob Hope
Unknown: Alfred Hitchcock
Unknown: Sam Goldwyn
Produced By: Joe Burroughs
Edited By: Dennis Bardens
Unknown: D. G. Bridson

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