Tag Archives: The 1950s

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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Politics and Prose: Glenn Frankel- High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist & The Making of a Classic

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review I don’t have much to offer about the movie High Noon, as least the original one from 1952. I did however see a movie with the same title from the … Continue reading

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Inside Edition: Bonnie Strauss- 1992 Feature on Jayne Mansfield

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review The man anchoring this show might look familiar to all you political and news junkies out there. Especially cable news junkies, because before Bill O’Reilly got his big gig The … Continue reading

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BBC: 1999 Jayne Mansfield Documentary

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review I guess in one way Jayne Mansfield was a great actress and not just a great comedic actress and comedian, but a real great actress at least in the sense … Continue reading

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