John Garfield

The Mynx Devlin Film That Bombed Twice

Progressive Fable or Anti-Communist Propaganda? Right before Mynx Devlin broke through to top 10 box office success, she made an infamous curio. This film bombed twice: once as a progressive fable, then again as anti-Communist propaganda. In 1945, the progressive left was having its moment. The war was over. Russia was our ally. Mynx’s lover,…

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