Show trial: Hollywood, HUAC, and the birth of the blacklist 9780231547468, 9780231187787, 0231187785

How the popular front became unpopular -- Hollywood's war record -- The preservation of American ideals -- The magi

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English Pages xiv, 406 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm Year 2018

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Show trial: Hollywood, HUAC, and the birth of the blacklist
 9780231547468, 9780231187787, 0231187785

Table of contents :
How the popular front became unpopular --
Hollywood's war record --
The preservation of American ideals --
The magic of a Hollywood dateline --
Smearing Hollywood with the brush of communism --
Showtime --
Lovefest --
Friendlies, cooperative and uncooperative --
Hollywood's finest --
Doldrums --
Crashing page 1 --
Contempt --
$64 questions and no answers --
Jewish questions --
The curtain drops --
The Waldorf and other declarations --
Blacklists and casualty lists --
Not only victims.

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