The Red and the Blacklist: The Intimate Memoir of a Hollywood Expatriate

The Red and the Blacklist: The Intimate Memoir of a Hollywood Expatriate

by Norma BARZMAN

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The Red and the Blacklist: The Intimate Memoir of a Hollywood Expatriate by Norma BARZMAN

Screenwriter and novelist Norma Barzman's extraordinary memoir is a unique record of the political tempests of the post-war era and the rise of McCarthyism. Exiled to France with her screenwriter husband Ben Barzman, The Red and the Blacklist is an extraordinary account of one woman's unique life. It is an unforgettable story studded with adventure, sex, celebrity and gossip, and features a larger-than-life cast of supporting characters including Pablo Picasso, Sophia Loren, Charlton Heston, Ingrid Bergman, John Wayne, Anthony Quinn, and a very young Marilyn Monroe. Eight pages of fascinating photographs are featured in this courageous and critically acclaimed book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560256175
Publisher: Nation Books
Publication date: 09/09/2004
Series: Nation Books Series
Edition description: First Trade Paper Edition
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 8.96(h) x 1.26(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Before the Titlesxi
Part 1Hollywood in the '40s
1Boy Meets Girl3
2Girl Gets Boy16
3Girl Gets Job33
4Feudal Lords40
5The Honeymoon Is Over53
6Reel Life62
7Galileo79
8The Shit Hits the Electric Fan91
9Not Enough Jeopardy100
10They Went Thataway116
Part 2Europe in the '50s
11A Bit Soupy, eh Guv'ner?137
12For King and Country147
13April in Paris160
14Depayses--Uncountried173
15Pardon My French185
16Paris in October195
17Shalom205
18L'amour Toujours L'amour217
19The New Man224
20Finishing School237
21The Herring Barrel252
22Home Sweet Home267
23Be Your Sylph289
24La Mamma306
Part 3Europe in the '60s
25Cold Pasta317
26The Fall331
27Bronstonia341
28The Kiss of Death349
29Heavy Water361
30Zanuckia, Oasis for a Lost Bronstonian369
31The Blue Max385
32Nyet404
33May '68416
34You Can Go Home Again423
Epilogue439
Notes445
Index456

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