I felt I had a duty to warn the prosecutor.

We examine Hollywood movies about World War II made during World War II to see how they created ways for their audiences to think about and understand the war. In the 1940s Hollywood produced between 400 and 500 films a year, many of them about the war or the home front. Over 90 million Americans a week went to the movies.

One of the things that make these lines effective is that they grab your attention.