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Actors on Red Alert: Career Interviews with Five Actors and Actresses Affected by the Blacklist

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Provocatively capturing the controversy and sentiments surrounding this period of political imbalance, Actors on Red Alert explores the repercussions of the 1940s blacklist through career interviews with five prominent actors and actresses.

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Anthony Slide has published many books and articles on the performing arts. He is a highly respected scholar of film history, and has authored such books as The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry (1998), On Actors and Acting (1998), and Ravished Armenia and the Story of Aurora Mardiganian (1997).

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...the five actors-Phil Brown, Rose Hobart, Marsha Hunt, Marc Lawrence, and Doris Nolan-form interesting case studies helped along through Slide's gentle prompting, utilising the blacklisting and graylisting as the bond holding each of the lives together...both vivid and invaluable...a valuable resource to students and enthusiasts alike...What is clear from Slide's patient and intelligent questioning is the vibrancy of the memories of five unequivocally different actors... Historical Journal Of Film, Radio, & Television Although the subject's been covered before, here is the personal record on how the blacklist, a result of the inquiry of The House On UnAmerican Activities Committee, personally hurt the careers and psyche of these people. Rapport Captures the controversy and sentiments surrounding the period of political blacklisting through career interviews with five prominent actors and actresses - Phil Brown, Rose Hobart, Marsha Hunt, Marc Lawrence, and Doris Nolan. Their very different stories help to underline the impact of the blacklisting process. Communication Booknotes Quarterly
EAN: 9780810836495
ISBN: 0810836491
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SCARECROW PRESS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 1999
Seitenanzahl: 198 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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