Introduction: Writing on a Crowded Dance Floor
20th Century Organizations Collection, Southern California Library for Social Science Research, Los Angeles.
American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History, New York.
Bette Davis Collection, Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, Boston University.
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Charles K. Feldman Papers, Louis B. Mayer Library, American Film Institute, Los Angeles.
Walter Gordon Collection, Library Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.
Margaret Herrick Library, Special Collections, American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles.
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Donald Crossley Vining Papers, Manuscripts and Archives, Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.
Donald Vining Papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library.
Warner Bros. Archives, School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
Warner Brothers Scripts, c. 1928–1950, United Artists Corporation Collection, Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research, Madison.
YWCA of the USA Records, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts.
Chicago Daily Tribune
Cleveland Call and Post
Kansas City Plaindealer
Los Angeles Daily News
Los Angeles Examiner
Los Angeles Sentinel
Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Tribune
New Journal and Guide
New York Age
New York Times
Stars and Stripes
Unless otherwise indicated, interviews and oral histories were conducted by the author.
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Here Come the Waves. Paramount, 1944.
Hollywood Canteen. Warner Bros., 1944.
Shoe Shine Boy. MGM, 1944.
Stage Door Canteen. Warner Bros., 1943.
Thank Your Lucky Stars. Warner Bros., 1943.
This Is the Army. Warner Bros., 1943.