Let Freedom Ring. Written by Albert Bein. From the novel "To Make My Bread" by Grace Lumpkin. Directed by Worthington Miner
. Broadhurst Theatre (6 Nov 1935- circa 29 Nov 1935, then moved to The Civic Repertory Theatre from 1 Dec 1935 to close): 6 Nov 1935- Feb 1935 (closing date unknown/108 performances). Cast: Richard Allen, ...
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Being blacklisted is a special thing. I'm going to try to describe it to you. First, you must realize that you'll never know what hit you. Your agent will smile and tell you to keep checking as work fades from both your memories. The position of importance you felt when you came into his office doesn't exist, and the phone rings - welcome excuse - the visit is over. The money that poured into his...
Herta's daughter, Melora Marshall
, portrayed her in a 1995 production at the Theatricum Botanicum entitled "And the Dark Cloud Came," the Geer's personal story of the McCarthy blacklisting and its effects. Herta played her own grandmother, labor activist Ella Reeve Bloor, in the family epic, and another daughter Ellen Geer
co-directed the production.