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Ann DvorakHollywood's Forgotten Rebel$
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Christina Rice

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780813144269

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813144269.001.0001

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War

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(p.195) 16 War
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Ann Dvorak
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Christina Rice

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813144269.003.0017

This chapter details Leslie Fenton’s enlistment in the British Royal Navy following the outbreak of World War II, and Ann’s desperate attempts to travel to London in order to be near him. Included are descriptions of her harrowing journey through hostile waters, being stranded in Lisbon for an unknown amount of time, flying into London in the midst of bombing during the Blitz, and her work as a war correspondent and ambulance driver for the Mechanised Transport Corps. Also discussed is This Was Paris, a film starring Ann and produced by her old adversary, Warner Bros.

Keywords:   World War II, Lisbon, war correspondent, Mechanised Transport Corps, Warner Bros., Blitz, bombing

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