A Letter from Bataan

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Paramount Victory Short No. T2-1: A Letter from Bataan
Directed by William H. Pine
Produced by William C. Thomas
Written by Maxwell Shane
Starring Richard Arlen
Susan Hayward
Jimmy Lydon
Joe Sawyer
Music by Daniele Amfitheatrof
Cinematography Fred Jackman Jr.
Edited by Howard A. Smith
Release dates
  • September 15, 1942 (1942-09-15)
Running time
15 minutes
Country United States
Language English

A Letter from Bataan is a 1942 "Victory Short" documentary film or propaganda film made by Paramount Pictures in collaboration with the U.S. Office of War Information and the United States Government. It was directed by William H. Pine, produced by William C. Thomas and written by Maxwell Shane. It had music by Daniele Amfitheatrof and the cinematography was by Fred Jackman Jr.

The film features Richard Arlen, Susan Hayward, Jimmy Lydon and Betty Hutton appearing as herself.

The film is part of a series of films made by Paramount intended to encourage more active participation in the U.S. war effort.

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