HOLLYWOOD ON TRIAL (1976) C 105m. dir: David Helpern, Jr.
w/Walt Disney, Gary Cooper, Jack Warner, Adolph Menjou, Robert Taylor, Dalton Trumbo, Louis B. Mayer, Ronald Reagan, Gale Sondergaard
This fascinating documentary is about the anti-Communist witch-hunt conducted against the Hollywood community by the House Committee on Un-American Activities. Helpern has has culled rare footage and other archival material, including print and radio interviews, to present an unslanted look at the celebrity-filled hysteria of the infamous search for Red sympathzers in Lotusland.