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The final victim of the blacklist : John Howard Lawson, dean of the Hollywood Ten

Author: Gerald Horne
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Before he attained notoriety as Dean of the Hollywood Ten - the blacklisted screenwriters and directors persecuted because of their varying ties to the Communist Party - John Howard Lawson had become one of the most brilliant, successful, and intellectual screenwriters on the Hollywood scene in the 1930s and 1940s, with several hits to his credit including "Blockade", "Sahara", and "Action in the North Atlantic".  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Horne, Gerald.
Final victim of the blacklist.
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2006
(DLC) 2006007346
(OCoLC)64770823
Named Person: John Howard Lawson; John Howard Lawson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Horne
ISBN: 9780520939936 052093993X 1429408219 9781429408219
OCLC Number: 72692380
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 360 p.) : ill.
Contents: Beginnings --
Toward commitment --
Hollywood --
From Hollywood to Broadway --
Commitment --
Theory and practice --
Struggle --
Fighting --
and writing --
Writing --
and fighting --
Red scare rising --
Inquisition --
Jailed for ideas --
"Blacklisted" --
The fall of red Hollywood --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Gerald Horne.

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John Howard Lawson was one of the most brilliant, successful, and intellectual screenwriters on the Hollywood scene in the 1930s and 1940s. This biography of Lawson features many of his prominent  Read more...

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