Ed Driscoll

Song Of Hollywood

Found via Maggie’s Farm (where it’s cocktail hour!), The View From 1776 has a great post on how Hollywood went Red in the 1930. Here’s but a sample:

Collins later repented his years in the CPUSA. He unburdened himself in Confessions of a Red Screenwriter, published in the October 6, 1952, issue of New Leader. He wrote:

A Communist is always prepared. He, or rather his party, has an answer for everything. When I joined the party, I was handed ready-made: friends, a cause, a faith and a viewpoint on all phenomena. I also had a one-shot solution to all the world