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Walter Bernstein: blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter dies at 101 – The Guardian

Writer’s most acclaimed project, the 1976 film The Front, was based on his own experience of Hollywood’s anti-communist blacklist




Screenwriter Walter Bernstein, among the last survivors of Hollywoods anti-communist blacklist, whose Oscar-nominated script for The Front drew upon his years of being unable to work under his own name, has died, aged 101.
HIs wife, the literary agent Gloria Loomis, said he died of pneumonia.
A second world war correspondent for the military who also had been published in The New Yorker, Bernstein was at the start of what seemed a promising film career when the cold war and anti-communist paranoia…

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