A small-town librarian is branded as a Communist by local politicians when she refuses to withdraw a controversial book from the library's shelves.
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LONG AWAITED EVENT - BETTE DAVIS Hits the Screen in a Cyclone of Dramatic Fury!
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The script was first offered to Stanley Kramer, a producer acclaimed for his films with a social conscience, including Home of the Brave , High Noon , and The Defiant Ones . Kramer offered the role of Alicia Hull to Hollywood legend Mary Pickford, who was looking to make a comeback. However, Pickford was quickly talked out of doing the film by gossip columnist Hedda Hopper, an arch conservative and fervent anti-communist who warned Pickford that the film was pro-Red. Next, the part was offered to Irene Dunne, who also declined. Some claim that big-name stars Barbara Stanwyck and Loretta Young also turned it down because of the content. See more
How about helping out an old friend?
Your not my friend!
You're not anybody's friend! They kicked you out! You don't belong here. They found out about you! You want to destroy us! Your like all the rest of them! They found out what you were doing! You don't belong here! Your not the librarian anymore. Your a communist! A communist! A communist! A communist!
Hymn to Our Library
Lyrics by Elick Moll
Music by Morris Stoloff See more