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Hollywood on Trial

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Release Date: January 1st, 1976

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
This documentary, narrated by legendary director John Huston, examines the 10-year period in which the House Committee on Un-American Activities used its unlimited government power to force citizens to confess to being a Communist or accuse others whom the committee deemed guilty of un-American activities. The film focuses particularly on the group of filmmakers -- the "Hollywood Ten" -- who spurned the investigative committee and were imprisoned as a result.



Genres: Documentary

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