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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.; Robert Presnell Jr. was born in Sherman Oaks, California on July 21, 1914. The son of screenwriter Robert Presnell Sr., he was a radio producer and director before becoming a screenwriter. He wrote or co-wrote screenplays for films and for television. He was married to actress Marsha Hunt from 1946 until his death in 1986, in Sherman Oaks.; Elton H. Rule was born in Stockton, California on June 13, 1916. He was a local television executive in Los Angeles before moving up the ranks to become president of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC). He is credited with greatly expanding the network's ratings and revenue during his tenure, from 1972-1983. He died in Beverly Hills, California on May 5, 1990. Photograph caption reads "Robert Presnell, left, and the Elton H. Rules seem amused at Mrs. Presnell's (Marsha Hunt) delight in hors d'oeuvre served at festivities. Mrs. Presnell and Mrs. Rule are members of governing board of Valley Youth Foundation."
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