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Further Reading

A great deal of scholarly historical work has been done exploring the Hollywood Blacklist, much of which utilizes these collections. Here is some of this work, which represents important further reading on the Hollywood Blacklist:  

  • Buhle, Paul, and Dave Wagner. Hide in Plain Sight: The Hollywood Blacklistees in Film and Television, 1950-2002. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. 
  • ———Radical Hollywood: The Untold Story Behind America’s Favorite Movies. New York: The New Press, 2003. 
  • Ceplair, Larry. “The Film Industry’s Battle Against Left-Wing Influences, from the Russian Revolution to the Blacklist.” Film History 20.4 (2008): 399-411. 
  • Ceplair, Larry, and Steven Englund. The Inquisition in Hollywood: Politics in the Film Community, 1930-1960. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2003. 
  • Dick, Bernard. Radical Innocence: A Critical Study of the Hollywood Ten. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1988. 
  • Eckstein, Arthur. “The Hollywood Ten in History and Memory.” Film History 16 (2004): 424-36. 
  • Humphries, Reynold. Hollywood’s Blacklists: A Political and Cultural History. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2010. 
  • Krutnick, Frank, et al., eds. “Un-American” Hollywood: Politics and Film in the Blacklist Era. Rutgers: Rutgers University Press, 2007.
  • McGilligan, Peter, and Paul Buhle. Tender Comrades: A Backstory of the Hollywood Blacklist. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1999. 
  • Navasky, Victor. Naming Names. Revised edition. New York: Hill and Wang, 2003.
  • Palmer, Tim. “Side of the Angels: Dalton Trumbo, the Hollywood Trade Press, and the Blacklist.” Cinema Journal 44.4 (2005): 57-74. 
  • Rapf, Joanna, ed. “In Focus: Children of the Blacklist.” Cinema Journal 44.4 (2005). 
  • Smith, Jeff. “'A Good Business Proposition:' Dalton Trumbo, Spartacus, and the End of the Blacklist.” The Velvet Light Trap 23 (1989): 75-100.