The Cool World. Written by Warren Miller
and Robert Rossen. Based on the novel by Warren Miller. Directed by Robert Rossen
[final Broadway credit]. Eugene O'Neill Theatre: 22 Feb 1960- 23 Feb 1960 (2 performances). Cast: Art Aveilhe (as "Lucky"), Ethel Ayler
(as "Woman at the Beach"), Don Blakely (as "Savage"), Roscoe Lee Browne
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[About his break with Communism and his decision to name names] I didn't think, after two years of thinking, that any one individual can indulge himself in the luxury of individual can indulge himself in the luxury of individual morality or pit it against what I feel today very strongly is the security and safety of this nation."
Originally refused to testify at the HUAC hearings (regarding the blacklist), but then admitted to being a member of the Communist Party in May, 1953, and named 57 others as well.