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Hollywood blackist oral history transcript, 1988 : Alfred Lewis Levitt

Author: Alfred Lewis Levitt; Larry Ceplair; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program.
Publisher: [Los Angeles] : Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Oral History collection, Dept. of Special Collections, University Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Database:WorldCat
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The interview begins with Levitt's early life and continues with his screenwriting career, his years of being blacklisted, and the eventual decline of the blacklist. Major topics covered include the Communist Party, Levitt's individual screenplays, his attempts to find work while blacklisted, and his work with the Writers Guild of America.
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Interviews
Named Person: Alfred Lewis Levitt; Jerome L Davis; Helen Levitt; Adrian Scott
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Lewis Levitt; Larry Ceplair; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program.
OCLC Number: 39742770
Notes: Transcript of a 10.65-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program.
Description: xi, 331 leaves, bound : portraits ; 28 cm
Responsibility: interviewed by Larry Ceplair.

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The interview begins with Levitt's early life and continues with his screenwriting career, his years of being blacklisted, and the eventual decline of the blacklist. Major topics covered include the Communist Party, Levitt's individual screenplays, his attempts to find work while blacklisted, and his work with the Writers Guild of America.

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