Skip to comments.Hollywood Traitors Supported Hitler and Stalin: An Interview with Allan Ryskind
Posted on 05/13/2015 6:46:25 PM PDT by TigerTown
Hard-core Communists in Hollywood, and by that I mean those with party cards and whose allegiance was to Joseph Stalin and the Soviet Union, not the United States, made a major effort to take over the movie industry and nearly succeeded. The much-maligned House Un-American Activities Committee, as even liberal Hollywood historians Larry Ceplair and Steven Englund acknowledge, uncovered over 200 party members in Hollywood. My dad, Morrie Ryskind, one of the few outspoken anti-Communist screenwriters in Hollywood, said the number was closer to 300. They were part of a broad conspiracy of subversives who had penetrated Americas most critical institutions, including our intelligence agencies, the State Department and even the White House.
Hollywood continues to celebrate the most ardent Stalinists as champions of our civil liberties. It will do so again this year by releasing a film featuring Bryan Cranston, the star of Breaking Bad, that honors Dalton Trumbo, a major Stalinist screenwriter, as a great defender of our Constitution. It also promises to go after important anti-Communists, like labor leader Roy Brewer and actor John Wayne.
By 1944, the American Communists, who viewed the murderous Joseph Stalin as their political leader, were deeply imbedded in the Hollywood guilds and unions, and even appeared to control movie content.
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Thank you for posting this.
The Communists showed Joe McCarthy who was boss. They still are.
Hard-core Communists in Hollywood...made a major effort to take over the movie industry and nearly succeeded.
What’s this “nearly” business?
Most lists I have seen include Ward Bond of Wagon Train in the list of those who stood up for the U.S. Ronald Reagan, as the president of the screen actors guild decided to carry a pistol during this time period. But the popular meme was that it was the liberals who were the victims.
“Give me 26 lead soldiers and I will conquer the world.” (Marx)
Changed slightly, he should have said, “Give me ten cameras on a movie lot, and I will conquer the world.”
All the more reason, then, for those who want to win the culture wars, to get involved with making their own movies
(which is technologically much easier today than ever before).
So did the New York Times with Stalin.
So did Henry Ford.
Henry Ford was a HUGE anti-Semite and pro-Nazi.
Charles Lindbergh was another.
Exactly so and something few know today.
The left keeps rewriting/omitting factual history from all grades; sadly.
Lindbergh even belonged the American BUND.
Reagan and others were threatened with acid in the face for opposing communism and some of the hard-core unions of the time. Acid works wonders in destroying the careers of actors.
I read Allan Ryskind’s book. It is a pity that HUAC did not allow Ayn Rand to testify about “The Best Years of Our Lives,” as that showed how Communists in Hollywood tried to brainwash people as opposed to the heavy handed, “Song of Russia” that Ayn Rand did testify about.
Trumbo didn’t write SABOTEUR.
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