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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.
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