The documentary analyzes a dark period in Hollywood's history due to the Red Scare of the 1940's and 1950's, when actors, writers and directors were persecuted and investigated by the House of Un-American Activities Committee after being considered suspects of committing Anti-American acts by preaching the Communism in their films and television shows.
Did You Know?
Ironically as this film was released in 1976, just two years prior, Howard Da Silva, one of the interviewees was to portray Nikita Khrushchev in the TV teleplay "Missiles of October". See more
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Working All the Live-Long Day
Sung by the prisoners on the chain gang
Clip from I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) See more