Five Came Back
The extraordinary story of how Hollywood changed World War II – and how World War II changed Hollywood, through the interwoven experiences of five legendary filmmakers who went to war to serve their country and bring the truth to the American people: John Ford, William Wyler, John Huston, Frank Capra, and George Stevens. Based on Mark Harris’ best-selling book, “Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War.”
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S01 E01Mar 31, 2017
The Mission Begins As World War II begins, five of Hollywood's top directors leave success and homes behind to join the armed forces and make films for the war effort.
S01 E02Mar 31, 2017
Combat Zones Now in active service, each director learns his cinematic vision isn't always attainable within government bureaucracy and the variables of war.