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You Must Remember This: #83: The Blacklist Part 13: On the Waterfront: Elia Kazan

12/07/2021

May 24,2016

Karina Longworth’s award winning and acclaimed podcast series about Hollywood

Elia Kazan introduced audiences to Warren Beatty, James Dean and Marlon Brando. His films of the 1950s — including A Streetcar Named Desire, On the Waterfront, and East of Eden — comprise perhaps the most impressive body of work of an American director of the decade. But Kazan, who was briefly a Communist in the 1930s, likely would not have been able to make many of those films had he not named names to HUAC in 1952.


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