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The story of John Henry Faulk, a radio/TV personality of the 1950s, who was blacklisted during the McCarthy era. Faulk sued the organization that was behind the blacklisting, and the resultant trial, and Faulk's victory, helped to put an... See more »

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  • Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 nominations.
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Louis Nizer
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John Henry Faulk
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Laura Faulk
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Stan Hopp
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Herb Steinmann
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Gerry Dickler
John Lehne ...
Thomas Bolan
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Harry
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Vincent Hartnett
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Tom Murray
Paul Hecht ...
Paul
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Nan Claybourne
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Mike Collins
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Saul
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Mark Goodson ...
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Bruce Geller ...
Judge Abraham N. Geller
Dorothy Rice ...
Anne Steinmann
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Paul Martinson
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Hall
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Art Beresford
William Traylor
Mona Bruns
John Lasell
Irene Robinson
Susan Kirschner
Kim Webster
Madeline Lee
Manuel DePina
Thomas Duncan
William Hellinger
Sean Peters
John M. Reed
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Lamont Johnson

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John Henry Faulk ... (book)
 
David W. Rintels ... ()

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Stanley Chase ... producer
Alan Landsburg ... executive producer
Laurence D. Savadove ... executive producer

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Bill Butler

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Tom Rolf

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Kay Hoffman ... post-production coordinator

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Linda Otto

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John J. Lloyd

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Donald J. Sullivan

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Tom Bronson

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Del Acevedo ... makeup artist

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Howard Lipstone ... executive in charge of production
Kurt Neumann ... production manager

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Kurt Neumann ... assistant director

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Russell Goble ... property master (as Russ Goble)

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Robert J. Miller ... sound mixer

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William Loose ... music supervisor
Jack K. Tillar ... music supervisor

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Ray Quiroz ... script supervisor

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Bob Ames ... production controller
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  • CBS (1975) (United States) (tv) (original airing)

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The story of John Henry Faulk, a radio/TV personality of the 1950s, who was blacklisted during the McCarthy era. Faulk sued the organization that was behind the blacklisting, and the resultant trial, and Faulk's victory, helped to put an end to the blacklisting period. Written by Anonymous

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Also Known As
  • Proceso al miedo (Spain)
  • Die schwarze Liste (West Germany)
  • Processo alla paura (Italy)
  • Perbe fogott félelem (Hungary)
  • Vainottu (Finland)
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  • 100 min
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Trivia Bruce Geller, better known as the creator of the long-running TV series Mission: Impossible (1966) and Mannix (1967), appears here as Judge Abraham Geller, the presiding judge at the Faulk trial. Judge Geller was Bruce Geller's father. See more »
Goofs When John Henry Faulk enters the lobby of NBC, the logo (42.36) for the network is seen. Though the chronology of the story is not stated, Fauik filed his lawsuit in 1957 (and this entry seems to be relatively early in the life of the lawsuit), and the logo displayed here was not used until 1959. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in The 28th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1976). See more »
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