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Title
Writers and directors convicted of contempt
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1950
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Eight Hollywood writers and directors were convicted of contempt, because they refused to tell House Un-American Activities Committee whether they were Communists. They are shown with wives of three of the men. Front, left to right: Edward Dmytryk; Mrs. Sadie Ornitz; Mrs. Albert Maltz; Mrs. Lester Cole; and Herbert Biberman. In rear: Alvah Bessie; King Lardner Jr.; Samuel Ornitz; Albert Maltz; Lester Cole; and Adrian Scott. Photo dated: June 2, 1950.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00041003
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 7832.; HE-001-174 4X5
CARL0000045342
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/13649
Subject
United States.--Congress.--House
Hollywood Ten
Anti-communist movements--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Authors, American--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Blacklisting of authors--United States
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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