Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Red alert

Many people are aware of the Hollywood blacklist that existed during the mid-twentieth century, but fewer, I imagine, know that Hollywood also churned out films filled with anti-communist propaganda during the same period. Most of these are laughably crude, but - according to the Paris Review's Willie Osterweil - there are exceptions, such as Pickup On South Street.

(Thanks to Adam for the link.)

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