2 edition of Communists on the waterfront found in the catalog.
Communists on the waterfront
|Statement||by Herb Tank ; with illustrations by Jim Turnbull.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||112|
The Communist attitude to women is instructive since second-wave feminism is Communist in origin. Feminism is recycled "class war" adjusted for gender. Young female members were used on the waterfront to recruit sailors and longshoremen and bring them to party functions. On J , the longshore leader Pete Panto disappeared into a dark sedan with some “tough mugs” in Brooklyn. In the 80 years since his murder he has haunted the waterfront and its novels, plays, and films—most recently Arthur Miller’s long-lost drama The Hook, which had its American debut in Brooklyn this summer.
Budd Schulberg (born Seymour Wilson Schulberg, Ma – August 5, ) was an American screenwriter, television producer, novelist and sports was known for his novels What Makes Sammy Run? and The Harder They Fall, his Academy Award-winning screenplay for On the Waterfront, and his screenplay for A Face in the Crowd. After his Huac testimony, he won a best director Oscar for On the Waterfront and a best dramatic film award at Cannes for East of Eden, both in , .
On the Irish Waterfront is also a detailed social history of the New York/New Jersey waterfront, from the rise of Irish American entrepreneurs and political bosses during the World War I era to the mids, when the emergence of a revolutionary new mode of cargo-shipping signaled a radical reorganization of the port. This book explores the. With his wife, Molly Day Thacher (a writer and teacher and a great force in his life), he had joined the Communist party, like many young people in .
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Communists on the Waterfront. New York: New Century Publishers, First edition. A history of the efforts of Communist seamen on the waterfronts by a member of the Seaman’s Branch of the Communist Party in NYC. Perfect-bound, illustrated wrappers, p., illustrations by Jim Turnbull.
Waterfront workers were early vocal opponents of Nazi Germany and of Fascist Italy’s invasion of Ethiopia, as well as strong supporters of Republican Spain; Harry Hynes, the seaman who had been Lannon’s predecessor as head of the Communist Party’s waterfront work, was a Lincoln Brigade volunteer killed fighting fascism in Spain.
Communists on the waterfront: the story of the Communists on the waterfronts of America. Who they are What they did What they believe. Publisher Synopsis Vernon L.
Pedersen has diligently mined a host of heretofore untapped and close archival sources to present the first thorough examination of the efforts of the Communist Party of the United States to organize maritime workers in the s.
☯ Full Synopsis: "Drawing on secret and therefore candid coded telegraphs exchanged between Communist Party leaders around the world and their overseers at the Communist International (Comintern) headquarters in Moscow, this book uncovers key aspects of the history of the Comintern and its significant role in the Stalinist ruling system during the years to It is easy to see On the Waterfront as strongly autobiographical of, or even cathartic for, its director Elia Kazan.
Kazan named names of communists to Congress, earning the contempt and hostility of the artistic world, then, as now, overwhelmingly s: 2. Cole points out that as late as the House Committee on Un-American Activities, AKA HUAC, was still pointing a finger at Communists on the waterfront.
In fact, they were actually there; they were key union organizers, and as Cole shows they pushed the ILWU to oppose racism, recruit African-Americans and fight for the rights of laboring men and women no matter what the color of their skin.
Fisher's detailed account of the waterfront priest's central role in the film's creation challenges standard views of the film as a post facto justification for Kazan and Schulberg's testimony as ex-communists before the House Committee on Un-American s: The Communists in Hollywood had given him a roughing up over his novel, “What Makes Sammy Run?” insisting that his membership in the.
On the Waterfront was based on a series of investigative pieces published in by New York City journalist Malcolm Johnson, for which he won a Pulitzer Prize. Nelson's narrative traces the rise of organized radicalism and class warfare on the Pacific Coast of the USA during the s, telling the story of the rise and fall of a united industrial union of the maritime industry, which still spawned the ILWU, one of the more storied and militant unions in the United States/5(4).
The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression is a book by Stéphane Courtois, Nicolas Werth, Andrzej Paczkowski and several other European academics documenting a history of political repressions by Communist states, including genocides, extrajudicial executions, deportations, killing populations in labor camps and artificially created famines.
Elia Kazan () was the director of such Hollywood classics as On the Waterfront & A Streetcar Named Desire. Ironically, he is best known for "naming names" of Communists he had known during a short spell as a CPUSA member during the thirties.
This document is misnamed Communists on the Waterfront. Every line contains a lie, and sometimes two. Every line contains a lie, and sometimes two. Only four of the pamphlet’s pages deal with, the Stalinist role on the waterfront after July – when the Stalin-Hitler pact was signed.
Workers on the Waterfront: Seamen, Longshoremen, and Unionism in the s History e-book project Volume of Working class in American history: Author: Bruce Nelson: Edition: illustrated, reprint: Publisher: University of Illinois Press, ISBN:. Budd Schulberg’s novel “On the Waterfront,” based on his screenplay for the Marlon Brando film, made the DOL list.
Schulberg was named in House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) testimony as a onetime member of the Communist Party. He wound up naming other Communists in his own HUAC testimony.
Driven off the waterfront, Corridan forged creative and spiritual alliances with men like Johnson and Budd Schulberg, the screenwriter who worked with Corridan for five years to turn Johnson's. One of the most significant films in American cinema history Elioa Kazan's On the Waterfront was not only a commentary on its times, but reflected the director's own crise de conscience as he turned against his former colleagues and testified to the House UnAmerican Activities hearings.
This article originally appeared in History Today, and has been adapted by the author. The Black Book of Communism. texts. favorite 83 comment 8. As Victor S.
Navasky observed in his indispensable book “Naming Names” — one of the best explorations of the McCarthy witch hunt ever written — “On the Waterfront.
Ron Magden's passion for teaching and writing about Pacific Coast longshoremen has spanned many decades. He is author of many books, including The Working Waterfront, and .Waterfront is indeed a defense of informing; it shows a man being true to himself by rejecting the values of his community, as Kazan had done.
East of Eden rips the façade off a seemingly proper American family and boils with Kazan’s outraged belief that comfortable, black-and-white morality is .On the Waterfront is awesome, so it's in the collection. There's also lots of cool interviews and clips on here.
On the Waterfront TCM Page Decode the acronym: TCM means "Turner Classic Movies." And On the Waterfront is a classic—so the good folks over at TCM have something to say about it. Probably something like, "It is a classic.".