Ben Barzman
Date of Birth
Oct 19, 1911

Biography

Like many other people in the film industry, the career of screenwriter Ben Barzman was derailed by the House Un-American Activities Committee. Prior to becoming a scenarist in the early 1940s, he worked as a journalist, and had even written a few musical revues. Following his blacklisting, he exiled himself to Europe where he continued writing screenplays in collaboration with other blackballed...