Hollywood On Trial

Directed by David Helpern
David Helpern
Corinth Films
1976
101 Minutes
USA
English
Documentary
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Synopsis

Is our First Amendment right as protected as we think? Telling the story of the Hollywood 10, this classic documentary explores how the House Un-American Activities Committee was able to summon before it American citizens of the motion picture industry and interrogate them about their political affiliations and beliefs. Featuring interviews with Dalton Trumbo and other prominent screenwriters.