Walter Bernstein: blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter dies at 101

Walter Bernstein: blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter dies at 101
Writer’s most acclaimed project, the 1976 film The Front, was based on his own experience of Hollywood’s anti-communist blacklist

Screenwriter Walter Bernstein, among the last survivors of Hollywood’s anti-communist blacklist, whose Oscar-nominated script for The Front drew upon his years of being unable to work under his own name, has died, aged 101.

HIs wife, the literary agent Gloria Loomis, said he died of pneumonia.
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