The Subversive Screen: Communist Influence in Hollywood's Golden Age

by
Brian E. Birdnowauthor

Brian E. Birdnow, PhD, is adjunct professor of history at Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO. He has authored The St. Louis Five: Communism, Anti-Communism, and the Federal Courts in Missouri, 1852–1958 and Gerald R. Ford: The All-American President.

The Subversive Screen: Communist Influence in Hollywood's Golden Age

20190131

Praeger

Pages 144
Topics American History: Conflict;Popular Culture: Film;Columbia Pictures;Communist Party USA;Communist International;Dies, Martin;Hollywood Anti-Nazi League;Hollywood Ten;House Committee on Un-American Activities;Lawson, John Howard;Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer;Popular Front Against Fascism

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The Subversive Screen: Communist Influence in Hollywood's Golden Age

Author(s): Birdnow, Brian;
Contributors: Birdnow, Brian;
Abstract:

A riveting chronicle of Communist Party efforts to propagate Communism in the United States, concurrent with Hollywood's "Golden Age" of creativity that came to define classical Hollywood cinema.


• Gives readers insight into how the Communist Party used the creative explosion in the movie industry to actively establish a foothold in the United States

• Draws a parallel between the rise of the Community Party and the rise of the motion picture industry in the United States

• Profiles Communist Party USA leaders close to Hollywood

• Takes a closer look at the "Hollywood Ten," detailing who each of the blacklisted individuals were and how their names came to be on the list

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Keyword(s): American History: Conflict; Popular Culture: Film; Columbia Pictures; Communist Party USA; Communist International; Dies, Martin; Hollywood Anti-Nazi League; Hollywood Ten; House Committee on Un-American Activities; Lawson, John Howard; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; Popular Front Against Fascism
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Brian E. Birdnowauthor

Brian E. Birdnow, PhD, is adjunct professor of history at Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO. He has authored The St. Louis Five: Communism, Anti-Communism, and the Federal Courts in Missouri, 1852–1958 and Gerald R. Ford: The All-American President.

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Imprint: Praeger
Pages: 144
Publication Date: 20190131