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The so-called Hollywood blacklist was an entertainment industry blacklist, broader than just ... This article is about political blacklists in the 1940s and 1950s.
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What was a blacklist during the 1940s and 1950s?
In the context of the 1940s and 1950s, a blacklist was a list of persons whose opinions or associations were deemed politically inconvenient or commercially troublesome, thereby subjecting them to either difficulty finding work or termination from employment.
Who was blacklisted in the 1950s?
The blacklist involved the practice of denying employment to entertainment industry professionals believed to be or to have been Communists or sympathizers. Not just actors, but screenwriters, directors, musicians, and other American entertainment professionals were barred from work by the studios.
Who was most affected by blacklisting?

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Dalton Trumbo. Dalton Trumbo in 1957. ...
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Pete Seeger. Pete Seeger in 1955. ...
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Orson Welles. Orson Welles in 1942. ...
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Lena Horne. Lena Horne in 1950. ...
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Charlie Chaplin. Charlie Chaplin in character as “The Tramp.” ...
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Dashiell Hammett.
The most famous instance of blacklisting in U.S. history occurred in the entertainment industry during the 1940s and 1950s. Motion picture companies, radio ...
They had to choose between their job or being labeled a communist even if they weren't. They were asked questions could ruin reputations and/or careers.
Blacklisting during the 1940s and 1950s was an event where Hollywood celebrities were accused of being Communists and they were further investigated by the HUAC ...
Apr 24, 2017 · Historians call it the "Red Scare." In the 1950s, anyone in America who was considered a communist could be questioned and thrown in jail.
The Red Scare of the 1940s and 1950s famously ended the careers of numerous film-industry professionals and forced others to avoid blacklisting by ...
One of the most famous instances of blacklisting in the U.S. occurred during the 1940s and 1950s in the entertainment Industry. In 1938, the House ...
Jan 30, 2018 · And if you're just joining us, we're talking about the blacklisting era in Hollywood. So that's the late-'40s and the 1950s.
Feb 12, 2016 · The red scare swept across America in the late 1940s and 1950s, leading to the blacklisting of Hollywood celebrities and extensive loyalty ...
The committee convened to commission a work of art in a public setting to remember the blacklisting and intimidation of creative artists, teachers, ...