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Author Humphries, Reynold.

Title Hollywood's blacklists : a political and cultural history / Reynold Humphries.

Imprint Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Glendale History Room Reference    384.8 HUM    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    384.8 HUM    Available
Edition Pbk. ed.
Description viii, 184 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [166]-173) and index.
Contents The background -- Drawing up the battle lines. Introduction ; Hollywood and the union question ; The war years, 1939-1945 ; Hollywood strikes, the right strikes back -- From the hot war to the Cold War. The hearings of 1947 ; None shall escape: the hearings of 1951-1953 ; The anti-communist crusade on the screen ; Life (and death) on the blacklist -- Conclusion.
Subject Motion picture industry -- California -- Los Angeles -- History.
Motion picture industry -- Political aspects -- California -- Los Angeles -- History.
Blacklisting of entertainers -- California -- Los Angeles -- History.
Communism and motion pictures -- California -- Los Angeles -- History.
Anti-communist movements -- California -- Los Angeles.
ISBN 9780748624560 (pbk.)
0748624562 (pbk.)

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