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THE FRONT
December 27, 2017  | By David Bianculli

TCM, 9:30 p.m. ET

 

In this 1976 movie, Woody Allen plays a cashier who agrees to pose as the writer of scripts by several blacklisted, and otherwise unemployable and unpayable, Hollywood writers. One of those writers is played by Zero Mostel – who, like many other performers in this excellent film, actually were victims of the Hollywood blacklist.

 
 
 
 
 
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