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Edward G.Robinson | E.G. Robinson | Edward Robinson | Mr. Edward G. Robinson
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Of course, I started as a collector. A true collector. I can remember as if it were only yesterday the heart-pounding excitement as I spread out upon the floor of my bedroom The Edward G. Robinson Collection of Rare Cigar Bands. I didn't play at collecting. No cigar anywhere was safe from me. My father and uncles and all their friends turned their lungs black trying to satisfy my collector's zeal...
In 1949, he was investigated by the California Senate's Fact Finding Committee on Un-American Activities (colloquially known as the "Tenney Committee" after Committee Chairman Jack Tenney). The Tenney Committee investigated alleged communists in California. Jack Tenney denounced Robinson for being "frequently involved in Communist fronts and causes".
Prideful, nasty and violent characters involved in the underworld