Cinema: More Red Than Herring

Most scoffers who had once called Communism in Hollywood a red herring were long since convinced that it was much more Red than herring. But last week, just in case there were still any skeptics left, the House Un-American Activities Committee scooped some more prize specimens, into its net.

One was Director Frank Tuttle (College Holiday), a lean, greying oldtimer, who came all the way from Vienna, where he has plied his trade since 1949. Tuttle was only too happy to unburden his conscience. He had been a Communist, all right, from 1937 till 1947—when the C.P. line got to sounding too...

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