The Hollywood Blacklist in Exile

August 10, 2014 4:30 AM

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Stories of the Hollywood blacklist of the 1940s and '50s are, by now, well known. Many books, articles and documentaries exist about the lives of actors, screenwriters and directors who the studios deemed unemployable because of their association -- real or alleged -- with the Communist Party.

Also familiar are the stories of many who "named names" to Congress' House Un-American Activities Committee -- such as Ronald Reagan, Elia Kazan and Budd Schulberg, who provided names of people they believed were Communists and, in return, were allowed to continue working for the studios. Equally fa...

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