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Hollywood Canteen

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The West Coast's answer to Broadway's Stage Door Canteen, the Hollywood Canteen was created as a GI morale-booster by film stars [[Performer~P17295~Bette Davis~bettedavis]] and [[Performer~P187968~John Garfield~johngarfield]]. The Canteen was established so that Our Boys on leave in Tinseltown could have a good time with good food and good dancing -- and, as a bonus, rub shoulders with their favorite movie personalities, who functioned as waiters, chefs, busboys and dancing partners. Since the 1944...more

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