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.
It's a dangerous play you're in.
Aldo Silvano: It's a great role.
The opening scene takes place in "Fall 1936", but the newsreel says Italian forces are "poised to invade" Ethiopia. The invasion actually took place in October 1935.
This film was edited on old fashioned machines.
$93,998 (USA) (12 December 1999)
$2,899,970 (USA) (23 April 2000)
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