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Star rehearses with youths
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Marsha Hunt was born on October 17, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois. She is a former American film actress and activist. She appeared in many films before being blacklisted by Hollywood movie studio executives after protesting the actions of House Un-American Activities Committee in the 1950s. Hunt appeared in stage plays during this time and gradually began to work again behind the camera. After announcing her retirement in 1960, she appeared in a few films and television programs. She was married to screenwriter and radio director Robert Presnell Jr. from 1946 until his death in 1986.
Photograph caption dated July 4, 1957 reads "Marsha Hunt, second from right, movie star and committee member of Valley Youth Foundation Young Theater Guild, rehearses with youthful actors and actresses. Teenagers taking part in Guild, which is co-sponsored by Valley State College, are from left, Barbara Schwartz, Jan Miser and Gordon Sando."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Hunt, Marsha,--1917-
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
Teenagers--California--San Fernando Valley
Motion picture actors and actresses--California--San Fernando Valley
Television actors and actresses--California--San Fernando Valley
Actresses--California--San Fernando Valley
Actors--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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