The documentary analyzes a dark period in Hollywood's history due to the Red Scare of the 1940's and 1950's, when actors, writers and directors were persecuted and investigated by the House of Un-American Activities Committee after being considered suspects of committing Anti-American acts by preaching the Communism in their films and television shows.
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References The Iron Curtain
Working All the Live-Long Day
Sung by the prisoners on the chain gang
Clip from I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) See more