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Hollywood on Trial (1976)

Documentary Grade A

McCarthyism Connection Grade A+

McCarthyism Connection
Hollywood comes under scrutiny of the HUAC.

Historical / drama

Hollywood on Trial is the story of how the the House UnAmerican Activities Committee turnes its investigation to Hollywood. Most of the documentary concerns itself with the story of the "Hollywood Ten," a group of writers and directors who refused to answer the committee's questions and wound up in jail as a result.