The Hollywood blacklist—as the broader entertainment industry blacklist is
generally known—was the practice of denying employment to screenwriters,
The Hollywood Blacklist came into being in 1947 when the House Committee on
Un-American Activities (HUAC) began to summon certain Hollywood ...
The investigation of Hollywood radicals by the House on Un-American Activities
Committee (HUAC) in 1947 and 1951 was a continuation of pressures first ...
Nov 19, 2012 ... Kirk Douglas -- who took a stand and hired banned screenwriter Dalton Trumbo
for "Spartacus" -- is one of several who talk to THR about ...
Blacklisting Hollywood's Communists: A Qualified Defense ... in the late 1940's
and 1950's wielded two weapons: the jail and the economic boycott, or "blacklist.
Hollywood Ten, in U.S. history, 10 motion-picture producers, directors, and ...
prison for contempt of Congress, were mostly blacklisted by the Hollywood
Sep 12, 2015 ... Five facts that most people don't know about the Hollywood blacklist.
When they were released, the Ten, who had worked hard to become successful
in their fields, were now blacklisted from working in Hollywood. And they were ...
Jul 5, 2012 ... THE BLACKLIST IS regarded as Hollywood's original sin, and in its lore, the
Communist Party posed no threat, certainly not to the picture ...
blacklist: a different look at the 1947 huac hearings ... A number of Hollywood
directors, screenwriters, and actors had joined the Communist Party or