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Invisible Agent
by Critical Commons Manager `

Once America became a participant in World War II, many propaganda films flowed from Hollywood that depicted a wide variety of heroes helping the U.S. defeat its enemies.  Some of these films are so ridiculous that they seem bizarre to us today.  Considering the gravity of the situation, why did filmgoers flock to frivolous movies like this one?

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Invisible Agent by Edwin L. Marin (1942) A bizarre extreme of American propaganda during WWII