Cinema: Operation Hollywood

In its fourth week of analyzing Communism's conspiracy in Hollywood, the House Un-American Activities Committee came upon an unexpected find. He was Director Edward Dmytryk, one of the "unfriendly ten" who served jail terms when they refused to tell the committee in 1947 whether or not they were Communists. This time Dmytryk not only admitted membership in the party in 1944-45; he also gave the committee a longer list of party members (26) than any other witness to date and the best summary yet of the Communists' "Operation Hollywood."

Witness Dmytryk got right down to cases. He got into the party,...

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