The Marxist and the Movies: A Biography of Paul Jarrico

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As part of its effort to rid the nation of Communist influence and infiltration, the House Un-American Activities Committee subpoenaed hundreds of actors, screenwriters, producers, and directors with suspected "Red" leanings in 1947. Some of these film industry veterans, including screenwriter Paul Jarrico (1915--1997), refused to testify on Capitol Hill and were denied subsequent employment. In The Marxist and the Movies, Larry Ceplair illuminates the life, career, and political activism of Jarrico, the recipient of an ...

The Marxist and the Movies: A Biography of Paul Jarrico 2007, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington

ISBN-13: 9780813124537

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