R | | Drama
A true story of politics and art in the 1930s U.S., focusing on a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production.
Last film of Barnard Hughes.
Get in the car! Now!
Countess LaGrange: Perhaps you've mistaken me for a spaniel.
During the discussion in the Federal Theatre Project office early in the film, a (color) wall map of the USA can be seen including Alaska and Hawaii. Neither of these states were part of the union in 1936, but were U.S. territories.
This movie was inspired by actual events, but certain characters, organizations and events have been fictionalized.
$93,998 (USA) (12 December 1999)
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