Medicine Show (1940). Incidental music by Hanns Eisler
. Written by Oscar Saul and H.R. Hays. Directed by Jules Dassin
. New Yorker Theatre: 12 Apr 1940- 11 May 1940 (35 performances). Cast: Isabel Bonner (as "Mrs. Sullivan"), Philip Bourneuf
(as "Jackson"), Perry Bruskin (as "Ben"), Virginia Campbell (as "Chorine"), Richard ...
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H. Eisler | Hans Eisler
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He was a member of the German Communist Party, which he joined in 1926, though he later told the House Un-American Activities Committee that he was never really a member as he was never very active in the Party. His brother Gerhart Eisler, a top agent of the Moscow-controlled Comintern, reportedly was the USSR's top man in the US during World War II and has been active as an agent in the US since...