LET THERE BE LIGHT Directed and Written by John Huston
When "the best and the brightest" went to war against the Axis, there was no ambiguity attached to the phrase.
Many of the best fueled the American war machine with their guts and lives. Some of the brightest designed the strategy that won the war and the Bomb that ended it.
And a few heroesJohn Ford, George Stevens, William Wyler, most especially John Hustonemerged from the klieg lights of Hollywood fantasy into the strobe lights of enemy strafing to record the war as artist-combatants. Ford,...