Friday, November 3, 2017


The Classic Movie Blog Association’s fall blogathon, Banned and Blacklisted, is running from November 15 -19. Participating CMBA members are blogging on the broad ranging subject of banned films and blacklisted actors, writers, directors and others in the business of making movies.

Contributing blogs are listed below on the dates their pieces post. Links to blog posts go live on the listed posting date. Please be sure to check out all their fine work - just click on entry titles to go to each post:

Wed. November 15 
Backlots: Judy Holliday and the Hollywood Blacklist: Testimony to SISS, 1952
Caftan Woman: The Bohemian Girl (1936)
Film Fanatic: Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979) 
Thrilling Days of Yesteryear: Salt of the Earth (1954)

Thurs. November 16
Another Old Movie Blog: Hollywood Fights Back, a Radio Protest
Classic Film & TV Cafe: Family Discord in Edward Dmytryk's Broken Lance (1954)
Critica Retro: Dalton Trumbo's Screenplay for The Brave One (1956)
Lady Eve's Reel Life: Fascism, Nationalism and the Banned Films of Marlene Dietrich
Twenty Four Frames: Censorship, The Pawnbroker (1965) and Me

Fri. November 17h
4 Star Films: Reign of Terror (1949), an Allegory of the Blacklist
Hometowns to Hollywood: Baby Face (1933)
The Movie Night Group: Golden Boy (1939) and the Blacklist
Old Hollywood Films: All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

Sat. November 18 
Film Noir Archive: Force of Evil (1948)
Outspoken and Freckled: Crossfire  (1947)
A Person in the Dark: Not Coming to a Theater Near You: Films Banned by State Censorship Boards
Second Sight Cinema: Marsha Hunt
Viewers Guide to Classic Films: She Done Him Wrong (1933)

Sun November 19
Classic Film Observations and Obsessions: Luis Bunuel's The Young One (1960)
Once Upon a Screen: Pinky (1949)
Silver Screen Modes: Rififi (1955)
Stars and Letters: Correspondence Regarding Lucille Ball


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