Monday, December 9, 2013

Noirlisted: Film Noir and The Hollywood Blacklist

above: THE PROWLER, written by Dalton Trumbo and directed by Joesph Losey, both of whom would face the Blacklist

In the late forties and early fifties, film noir was more impacted by the Communist witch hunts in Hollywood than any other genre. I take a look at the reasons why, and take note of some lives affected (and, in some cases, ruined) by the Blacklist.

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