David Bromwich: Cold War movies
26 January 2012
Show More An Army of Phantoms: American Movies and the Making of the Cold War by J. Hoberman.
New Press, 383 pp., £21.99, March 2011, 978 1 59558 005 4Show More
“... Robert Ryan, Edward G. Robinson, Donna Reed, Nicholas Ray, Robert Siodmak, Frank Sinatra, Sylvia Sidney, Claire Trevor, Franchot Tone, Walter Wanger, Keenan Wynn, William Wyler, Orson Welles, Billy Wilder, Jerry Wald and Robert Young. Ronald Reagan, a New Deal Democrat at the time (and an FBI informant since 1941), decided after considerable brooding not to join the First Amendment protest. He spoke ...”