Re: "Beats"?McCarthy?

Stephen Marek (
Wed, 4 Aug 1999 14:20:14 -0700 (PDT)

At 03:46 PM 8/4/99 , you wrote:
>Hi Videolibbers: I am working on a project for which we need some good
>material on the 50s. Specifically, can anyone suggest a good title on the
>"beat generation," or writers/artists, etc. of that era? Also, any
>suggestions for a good piece on McCarthyism (other than "Point of Order" and
>"Legacy of the Hollywood Blacklist)? All suggestions gratefully accepted!
>Sally Mason-Robinson

Mystic Fire Video distributes a number of excellent titles dealing with the
Beats. You can search their catalog at

For McCarthyism, try:

McCarthy:Death of a Witch Hunter (MPI Home Video)
Charge and Countercharge (Cinema Guild)
The Front (Columbia Pictures, starring Woody Allen)