TITLE

THE LEGION BLACKLIST

AUTHOR(S)
Kerby, Phil
PUB. DATE
June 1952
SOURCE
New Republic;6/16/52, Vol. 126 Issue 24, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article analyzes the efforts of Communists to influence the content of motion pictures in Hollywood film industry. As a suggested solution for the Communist problem, the industry has before it a novel proposal to write off part of the Constitution of the United States in contracts between studios and individuals. The proposal comes from Roy M. Brewer, Hollywood representative of the International Alliance of Theatre and Stage Employees and chairman of the Motion Picture Alliance, a conservative group with the avowed purpose of eliminating Communists from all jobs in the industry.
ACCESSION #
14463438

 

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