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Saturday, July 13, 2019

Always a favorite with the public, Robinson never gave a bad performance. At this time he was struggling under what has been called the Hollywood graylist. Cleared of Communist connections, Robinson was still given grief for having been a vocal anti-Nazi, for not kowtowing under pressure, and for simply being liberal.

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The bigots behind the Red Scare were also known to single out Jews. Lesser actors with suspect political associations were simply blacklisted from the industry. In a couple of cases their names were even removed from film credits. A star like Robinson was too big to be banned outright, but the really desirable roles dried up overnight.

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Today the bigots single out anyone who doesn't support their Dear Leader Trump and his, "good people on both sides".

#1 | Posted by Corky at 2019-07-13 11:37 PM | Reply

You can single out Jews? Okay, I'm in.

#2 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-07-14 02:12 AM | Reply

Dude was fantastic in The Ten Commandments. Didn't know he got caught up in the Red Scare bullsh__.

#3 | Posted by Hagbard_Celine at 2019-07-15 10:08 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

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