A fine copy signed by one of the indicted (Lester Cole) in a clean and bright Jacket with some edge wear and 1/16" chip to back panel. The story of how American right were challenged by the Committee on Un-American Activities. An important era in the development of the film industry in Southern California. Size: Octavo. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Hollywood on Trial - Story of the Ten Who ...
Publisher: Boni & Gaer
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Boni & Gaer, 1948., 1948. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. FIRST EDITION in dust jacket; this copy SIGNED by one of the Hollywood Ten, Adrian Scott. The book is fine. The unclipped dust jacket has minimal wear and faint sunning to the spine - near fine. Foreward by Thomas Mann. One of the earlier titles to limn the background that led to the Hollywood blacklist. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 17338025
Book Description Boni & Gaer, New York, 1948. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: near fine. First edition. First edition. The dramatic story of how American rights were challenged by the Committee on Un-Americn Activities when it summoned Hollywood writers, directors and producers and indicted ten of them who refused to testify. 229 pp. A handsome near fine copy in bright dustwrapper. An amazing copy SIGNED BY ALL of the Hollywood Ten except Dalton Trumbo and also SIGNED by Gordon Kahn on the title page. Kahn was also blacklisted after testifying in front of HUAC. The book includes short bios on all of the participants and also includes twelve pages of statements from such celebrities as Judy Garland, Cornel Wilde, Gregory Peck, Lucille Ball, Frank Sinatra, Edward G. Robinson and Gene Kelly among numerous others in support of the ones indicted or speaking out against the evils of the committee. Housed in an impressive clamshell box. A rare and important book. Seller Inventory # 22216