William A. Wellman
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The One That Started It All: 'A Star is Born'
4 Mar 2012 // 4:00 PM

Perhaps more than a morality tale, this film was a strategy to give post-Great Depression audiences hope, so long as they admired Hollywood from afar.

'Eleven Men and a Girl' and a Mouth
15 Sep 2010 // 4:59 PM

A type of 1930s-era entertainment that today would be unnecessary and inconceivable.

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