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#OTD 1947 – The House Un-American Activities Committee began its investigation into 'Communist' infiltration of Hollywood, resulting in a 'blacklist', that killed some (#JohnGarfield), and prevented many socialists from working in the industry for years.… ImageImageImageImage
#Blacklist Edward Dmytryk * Dalton Trumbo * Dorothy Parker * Lillian Hellman * Canada Lee * Paul Robeson * Larry Adler * Leonard Bernstein * Joseph E Bromberg * Vera Caspary * Lee J Cobb * Howard Da Silva * Howard Duff * José Ferrer * John Garfield * Will Geer * Dashiell Hammett ImageImageImage
Carl Foreman * Garson Kanin * Ruth Gordon * EY Yip Harburg * Judy Holliday * Lena Horne * Marsha Hunt * Burl Ives * Joseph Losey * Burgess Meredith * Zero Mostel * Anne Revere * Gale Sondergaard * Sam Wanamaker * Fredi Washington * Orson Welles * Harry Belafonte * Charlie Chaplin ImageImageImage
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#BOTD 1893 – 1967 #DorothyParker, 73, US poet, author, critic, satirist, blacklisted screenwriter.
"What if there were a list? What if it meant, our finest actors weren't allowed to act, our best writers weren't allowed to write, our funniest comedians weren't allowed to make us laugh ..?"

#JohnGarfield 1913 - 1952 (aged 39) #DorothyParker 1893 - 1967 #LucilleBall 1911 - 1989
"Harry Morgan, was an ordinary working man until the Depression. Economic forces drove him into the black-market, a runner between Cuba and Florida. But it ain't easy money." Ernest Hemingway's To Have and Have Not (originally film 1944)

The Breaking Point (1950) #JohnGarfield
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