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Hollywood on Trial (1976)

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105 min | Documentary

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 ...See moreThe 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. Written by Rodrigo Amaro See less
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Director
David Helpern (as David Helpern Jr.)
Producer
James C. Gutman (as James Gutman)
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Updated May 24, 1976

Release date
Nov 1976 (United States)

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Walter Bernstein
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Alvah Bessie
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Lester Cole
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Howard Da Silva
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Edward Dmytryk
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Millard Lampell
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Ring Lardner Jr.
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Albert Maltz
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Ben Margolis
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Zero Mostel
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Otto Preminger
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Ronald Reagan
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Martin Ritt
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Gale Sondergaard
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Leo Townsend
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Dalton Trumbo
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William Wheeler
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John Huston
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Lauren Bacall
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Herbert J. Biberman
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Humphrey Bogart
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Roy M. Brewer Sr.
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William C. Bullitt
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Winston Churchill
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Richard Conte
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Gary Cooper
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Henry Daniell
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Walt Disney
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Jean Hersholt
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Alger Hiss
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J. Edgar Hoover
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Danny Kaye
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Robert F. Kennedy
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Robert Kenney
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John Howard Lawson
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Louis B. Mayer
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Joseph McCarthy
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Robert Montgomery
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George Murphy
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Richard Nixon
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Larry Parks
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Lela E. Rogers
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Ethel Rosenberg
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Adrian Scott
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Joseph Stalin
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Robert Stripling
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Elizabeth Taylor
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Robert Taylor
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7.2 / 10 | 185 votes