Tag Archives: The 1950s

Alfred Hitch Blog: Wemisse- Vertigo 1958: ‘I Need You To Be Madeline For a While’

Source: Alfred Hitch Blog: Vertigo 1958- ‘I Need You To Be Madeline For a While’ I saw North by Northwest for like the 200th time last night ( not that I’ve been counting ) because it’s my favorite movie and I … Continue reading

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Eyes on Cinema: The Michael Parkinson Show- John Wayne: On The Hollywood Blacklist, The American Way of Life & High Noon

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I sort of see John Wayne as the original 20th Century Tea Party leader and defender of what he and people who thought like him of American values and their American … Continue reading

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PBS: American Masters- None Without Sin: The Story of Arthur Miller & Elia Kazan

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Elia Kazan was looked down upon ( and I’m being nice ) because he was former Communist and member of Communist Party USA, who testified in 1952 in front of the … Continue reading

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Foundation Interviews: Betty Garrett- On Meeting Senator Joseph McCarthy

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat That must have been a meeting where you would want to have a camera and video rolling so you always have that memory with you and can always remember it accurately … Continue reading

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Michael Vermeylen: Hollywood Communists- Hollywood on Trial

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat My whole problem and issue with the so-called Communists in Hollywood investigation that Congress investigated in the 1940s first in the House and later in the Senate in the 1950s, is … Continue reading

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Mob Video Vault: Spies Among Us- Communists in The United States

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I hate communism about as much anyone who is not on the Far-Right and not part of some right-wing fascist ideology like nationalism or theocracy, but I love the First … Continue reading

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Bob Daugherty: Mysteries & Scandals- The Blacklist & The Hollywood 10

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review Looking back at it The Hollywood Blacklist and The Hollywood 10 and the so-called House Un-American Activities Committee which was as Un-American as anything they were investigating and perhaps the … Continue reading

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