Interviews and More
Tom Brandon, Film & Photo League member and pioneering film distributor behind The Museum of Modern Art Film Study Center’’s Thomas Brandon Collection conducted this filmed interview in Venice, California in the late 1970’s. This video was taped directly from the screen of Brandon’s editing table hence, while the audio quality is good, the video quality is less so and for the first minute and seventeen secs. the screen is dark. 24 mins., 39 secs.
Audio excerpt from a 1977 panel discussion on the Hollywood blacklist. 8 mins., 36 secs. The full panel included Sam Brody, Abraham Polonsky (labor organizer, writer, and filmmaker), Edward Biberman (artist and anti-fascism activist), and Emil Freed (Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research). Presented as part of a retrospective on the blacklist period at the Los Feliz Theater in Los Angeles, likely on May 1, 1977, along with a screening of Force of Evil (1948). The full panel recording can be found at http://archive.org/details/pra-KZ0377.02 as part of the Pacifica Radio Collection on archive.org.
Samuel Brody Interview: The Camera as a Weapon in the Class Struggle by Tony Safford. (1977) This interview appeared in Jump Cut, a Review of Contemporary Media, issue 14.