Que vigente es hoy esa frase de Lillian Hellman
, una escritora estadunidense que en 1952 fue citada a declarar sobre sus actividades y relaciones personales frente al House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC), un grupo de diputados e investigadores anticomunistas que habian iniciado una "caceria de brujas" presionando a los intelectuales para que denunciaran a otros intelectuales que se suponia tenian actividades sospechosas de "antiamericanismo"
Those notices share a wall in her Bushwick apartment with Playbill covers, posters for old school productions and inspirational quotes from Lillian Hellman
A Still Unfinished Woman: A Conversation with Lillian Hellman
Directed by Herman Shumlin, written by Dashiell Hammett from the play by Lillian Hellman
, starring Bette Davis, Paul Lukas, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Lucile Watson, Beulah Bondi, George Coulouris, 1943, 114 minutes, black and white, not rated.
A Difficult Woman: The Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman
, by Alice Kessler-Harris.
The grants are named for American playwright Lillian Hellman
and her longtime companion, the novelist Dashiell Hammett.
Alice Kessler-Harris' remarkable book is both a biography of Lillian Hellman
, playwright, memoirist, and activist, and an analysis of the controversies that surrounded her life.
Unless you are a pathological escapist, there must be some sort of propaganda in everything you write," Lillian Hellman
told an interviewer.
Before I read A Difficult Woman, I knew that Lillian Hellman
was a significant player in the Communist/anticommunist drama of the mid-twentieth century, the author of several plays and memoirs, the lover of the writer Dashiell Hammett, and a terrible liar.
Showing is The Chase, a commercial flop but with impeccable credentials: directed by Arthur Penn, written by Lillian Hellman
, starring Marlon Brando, Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, Angie Dickinson, Miriam Hopkins and James Fox Picture: DAILY POST ARCHIVE ?
American playwright Lillian Hellman
is the focus of this compilation, which brings together 19 new and reprinted articles on her life and work.
Among those from the States were Lillian Hellman
, Ada Louise Huxtable, Arthur Schlesinger Jr.