Hollywood Reporter looks back to the blacklist

December 2, 2012
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News photograph of the Hollywood Ten, the original victims of the Hollywood blacklist, with two of their lawyers (November 1947). Front row (from left): Herbert Biberman, attorneys Martin Popper and Robert W. Kenny, Albert Maltz, Lester Cole. Middle row: Dalton Trumbo, John Howard Lawson, Alvah Bessie, Samuel Ornitz. Back row: Ring Lardner Jr., Edward Dmytryk, Adrian Scott.

The latest issue of Hollywood Reporter is dedicated to the blacklist, and includes in addition to several articles a five-minute video with interviews. Among those blacklisted, the “Hollywood Ten,” was Lincoln Brigade veteran Alvah Bessie.

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2 Responses to “ Hollywood Reporter looks back to the blacklist ”

  1. D.L. Chaban-Delmas on December 13, 2012 at 7:25 pm

    There were many many other Hollywood writers and lesser-known other film related people who were blacklisted, lives ruined.

  2. richard tansey on August 20, 2014 at 5:28 pm

    Communist [CPUSA ?] Attorney Martin Popper allegedly was employed by parents [Nathan H.Schwerner/Anne Siegel] of slain civil rights activist Mickey Schwerner in late June, 1964 as family attorney.

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