Hollywood blacklist
The Hollywood blacklist—as the broader entertainment industry blacklist is generally known—was the mid-20th-century practice of denying employment to screenwriters, actors, directors, musicians, and o...
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Cliff Robertson
Actor Cliff Robertson talks about working in anthology series during the live television era of the 1950s, and discusses his rol Actor Cliff Robertson talk...
Pete Seeger
Nick Vegas is back with Mark Doddy on the optigon.
Pete Seeger - Guantanamera - YouTube
Feb 17, 2007 ... As usual, Pete gets the whole audience to sing along.
Pete Seeger - What Did You Learn In School? - YouTube
Aug 7, 2006 ... Pete singing on BBC's 'Tonight In Person' in 1964. (Ripped from Folk Sounds of the Sixties, BBC4, 2006). Apologies for the watermark which ...
Aaron Copland
Aaron Copland (/ˌærən ˈkoʊplənd/; November 14, 1900 – December 2, 1990) was an American composer, composition teacher, writer, and later in his career a conductor of his own and other A...
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Robert Lees
Robert Lees (July 10, 1912 – June 13, 2004) was an American television and film screenwriter. Lees was best known for writing comedy, including several Abbott and Costello films.
Born in San...
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Larry Parks
Larry Parks (December 13, 1914 – April 13, 1975) was an American stage and movie actor. His career arced from bit player and supporting roles to top billing before his career was virtually ended when ...
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Sam Wanamaker
Samuel Wanamaker (born Samuel Watenmaker), CBE (June 14, 1919 – December 18, 1993) was an American film director and actor who moved to Britain after being put on the Hollywood blacklist in the early ...
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Victor Kilian
Victor Arthur Kilian (March 6, 1891 – March 11, 1979) was an American actor who was blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studio bosses in the 1950s.
Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, Victor Kilian be...
Oliver Crawford
Oliver Crawford (August 12, 1917 – September 24, 2008) was an American screenwriter and author who overcame the Hollywood blacklist during the McCarthy Era of the 1950s to become one of the ente...
Arnold Manoff
Arnold Manoff (April 25, 1914 – February 10, 1965) was an American screenwriter who was blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studio bosses in the 1950s. Post-1953, his scripts are credited as by ...
Alexander Knox
Alexander Knox (16 January 1907 – 25 April 1995) was a Canadian actor and author of adventure novels set in the Great Lakes area during the 19th century.
Knox was born in Strathroy, Ontario and gr...
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Philip Loeb
Philip Loeb (March 28, 1891 – September 1, 1955), was an American stage, film, and television actor. He was blacklisted under McCarthyism and committed suicide in response.
Born in Philadelphia, P...
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Joshua Shelley
Joshua Shelley (27 January 1920 - 16 February 1990) was one of the actors blacklisted by movie studios as a result of the House Un-American Activities Committee's (HUAC) investigation of the Communist...
Martin Ritt
Martin Ritt (March 2, 1914 – December 8, 1990) was an American director and actor who worked in both film and theater. He was born in New York City.Some of the movies he directed included The Long, Ho...
Howard E. Koch
Howard E. Koch (December 12, 1901 – August 17, 1995) was an American playwright and screenwriter who was blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studio bosses in the 1950s.
Born in New York City, New Y...
Hugo Butler
Hugo D. Butler (4 May 1914 – 7 January 1968) was a Canadian born screenwriter working in Hollywood who was blacklisted by the movie studios in the 1950s.
Born in Calgary, Alberta, his father...
Paul Jarrico
Paul Jarrico (January 12, 1915 – October 28, 1997) was an American screenwriter and film producer who was blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studio bosses during the era of McCarthyism.
Paul Jarri...
Jerome Chodorov
Jerome Chodorov (August 10, 1911 – September 12, 2004) was an American playwright and librettist. He co-wrote the book for the musical Wonderful Town.
Chodorov was born in New York City, and enter...
Cy Endfield
Cyril Raker Endfield (November 10, 1914 – April 16, 1995) was an American screenwriter, film director, theatre director, author, magician and inventor, based in Britain from 1953.
Endfield was bor...
Yip Harburg
Edgar Yipsel "Yip" Harburg (born Isidore Hochberg, Yiddish: איסידור הוכברג; April 8, 1896 – March 5, 1981) was an American popular song lyricist who worked with many well-known composers. He wrote...
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Meg Mundy
Margaret Anne Mary "Meg" Mundy (born January 4, 1915) is an English-born American actress and former model. She was born in London, but moved to the United States at the age of six in 1921.
Mundy ...
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Committee for the First Amendment
The Committee for the First Amendment was an action group formed in September 1947 by actors in support of the Hollywood Ten during the hearings of the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). I...
Sidney Buchman
Sidney Robert Buchman (March 27, 1902 – August 23, 1975) was a screenwriter and producer who worked on 38 films from the late 1920s to the early 1970s. He is also sometimes credited as Sydney Buchman...
Earl Robinson
Earl Hawley Robinson (July 2, 1910 – July 20, 1991) was a singer-songwriter and composer from Seattle, Washington. Robinson is remembered for his music, including the songs "Joe Hill", "Black and Whi...
Dorothy Tree
Dorothy Tree (May 21, 1906 – February 13, 1992) was an American actress, voice teacher and writer. She appeared in a wide range of character roles in at least 49 films between 1927 and 1951.Her ...
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Lester Cole
Lester Cole (June 19, 1904 - August 15, 1985) was an American screenwriter.Born in New York City, Lester Cole began his career as an actor but soon turned to screenwriting. His first work was "If I ha...