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Hollywood on trial

McCarthyism"s war against the movies

by Michael Freedland

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Published by Robson Books in London .
Written in English

  • United States,
  • United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities,
  • Motion picture industry,
  • Zensur,
  • Communism and motion pictures,
  • Blacklisting of entertainers,
  • Blacklisting of authors,
  • Film,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Freedland ; with Barbra Paskin
    LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.U65 F73 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 278 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24868866M
    ISBN 101861059477
    ISBN 109781861059475
    LC Control Number2007408787

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